Marie May Bignold

14 September 1927
Kiama, New South Wales, Australia
Lawyer and Parliamentarian

Marie Bignold was a member of the Call To Australia Group (CTA). She was a member of the directly elected Legislative Council from 1984-1991; she was elected on 5 December 1984. Bignold was the first woman lawyer to take a seat in the Legislative Council.

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,; [accessed 2016-04-16].

Prepared by Annette Alafaci