Penelope (Penny) Lesley Wright
- Environmentalist, Lawyer, Mediator and Parliamentarian
Penny Wright, a member of the Australian Greens party, was elected to the Senate of the Parliament of Australia representing the state of South Australia. She took her seat in the Senate on 1 July 2011.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Wright, Penelope', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1477693; Smart, Judith and Swain, Shurlee (eds), 'Wright, Penelope Lesley', The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2 May 2014, http://www.womenaustralia.info/leaders/biogs/WLE0081b.htm.
Prepared by Rosemary Francis
Created: 21 September 2010, Last modified: 13 July 2016