• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE1372

Boland, Patricia

  • Occupation Financial adviser


Patricia Boland was a highly qualified woman, though an unsuccessful candidate. She ran as a member of the Natural Law Party in the House of Representatives for Wentworth in 1993 and New South Wales Legislative Assembly for the Vaucluse seat in 1995.


Patricia Boland, after graduating with a B Bus, qualified as a chartered public accountant and worked in merchant banking, becoming a manager of national money market operations for a major international bank. After marriage and while at home with children, she completed her BA majoring in sociology, literature/drama and religion. She also completed training as a teacher of Transcendental Meditation. When she ran her campaign for election in 1993 she was conducting a transcendental meditation centre in Bondi and working as a consultant for chartered accountants.

She is married with two sons.


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