• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0179

Grierson, Sharon Joy

  • Occupation Parliamentarian


A member of the Australian Labor Party, Sharon Grierson was elected as the Member for Newcastle, New South Wales, in the House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament at the federal election, which was held on 10 November 2001. She was re-elected in 2004, 2007 and 2010.


Born and raised in Newcastle, Grierson completed her teacher training at Newcastle Teachers’ College.
Prior to entering parliament she was a principal at several Newcastle schools.

Source: http://www.alp.org.au/people/people.html?seat=Newcastle accessed 14/11/2001


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