• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE1341

Bailey, Alison

(1955 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 1 January, 1955
  • Occupation Pharmacist, Political candidate


Alison Bailey was an Australian Democrats candidate for Kogarah in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly (2003) and in the House of Representatives for Banks (1996) and for Cook (2001). She was and elected member of the Hurstville City Council from 1991 to 1995.


Alison Bailey is a pharmacist by profession and has worked in many Sydney suburbs. By 1996, married, with twins, she was working as a desk top publisher from home.

She was elected to the Hurstville City Council in 1991 as a representative of the Hurstville Residents Association and campaigned against inappropriate development of the area. She reported to the Association and edited their monthly Newsletter from 1991.
Alison Bailey joined the Democrats in 1994. She is a member of the St George Community Services, and was honorary secretary of it in 1996. She was closely involved with parent committees of the Oatley West Public School, which her children attended.

Alison Bailey is a keen and competitive canoeist and is closely involved with the organisation of the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic which raises money for medical research.


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