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Salomon, Alice

Union activist


A student activist and ALP member, Alice Salomon's first time as a candidate was in the unwinnable seat of Vaucluse in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly in 2003.


Alice Salomon came to Australia from Belgium as a baby. She grew up in the eastern suburbs of Sydney and was educated at Bellevue Hill and Woollahra Public Schools, and Sydney Girls' High School. She gained an Arts degree from the University of New South Wales, and did a six month exchange to the University of Glasgow in 2002.

Alice Salomon was active in student affairs, being elected Co-Women's Officer in 2001 for the UNSW Student Representative Council. She was also Co-Women's Officer and Co-Trade Union and Community Liaison Officer for the National Organisation of Labor Students. She helped in the organization of the 2001 Network of Women Students Australia Conference. In 2003, she was an Organiser with the CEPU.

Sources used to compile this entry: (accessed 5 June 2005); (accessed 11 July 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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