• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE1353

Bartholomew, Penny

(1957 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 1 January, 1957, United Kingdom
  • Occupation Nurse, Political candidate


A socially and politically active health professional, Penny Bartholomew ran as an Australian Democrats candidate for Illawarra in 1999.


A highly qualified nurse with midwifery, sick children and community health nursing qualifications, Penny has also worked in adult education and charity organisations.
She migrated to Australia in 1986 and became a naturalised Australian citizen in 1996.
She is interested in sport, alternative health care, the environment and community matters.


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