Joanne Mccafferty

Born
11 May 1967
Occupation
Lawyer, Manager, Political candidate and Public servant
Jurisdiction

A once only candidate, Joanne Mccafferty represented the Liberal Party at the 2003 election for the seat of Georges River in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. She was born and educated in the Georges River area and later completed a B.A., LL.B, at the University of Sydney and a M.Com. at the University of New South Wales. She has worked as a lawyer, and as a senior manager in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She also spent several years working with Australian companies in China.

Sources used to compile this entry: Putting Skirts on the Sacred Benches: Women Candidates for the New South Wales Parliament, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2006, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/pssb/home.html; 'Mccafferty, Joanne (1967-)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-760059; Ephemera on NSW State and local elections, Box 12, Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney; http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/33990/20030321/www.liberal.com.au (accessed 3 August 2005).

Prepared by Annette Alafaci