• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE1437

Ferguson, Kate

  • Occupation Naturopath


Kate Ferguson is an active opponent of economic rationalism. She stood as a Progressive Labour Party candidate in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Charlestown in 2003 and in the NSW Senate in 2004.


Kate Ferguson has a strong affinity with the Newcastle region, her family having lived there for three generations. Kate studied sociology at Newcastle University and then worked as a researcher there. She also worked in Canberra for the Commonwealth Government in the areas of health education, employment and legal aid. She has also studied naturopathy.

Kate Ferguson joined the Progressive Labour Party in 2000, because she shared its opposition to economic rationalist policy, and the privatisation of public services.


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