- Occupation Aged Care worker
Margaret Johansen has been active in local social and environmental issues and was an Australian Greens candidate in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly elections for Illawarra in 2003. She has been an active member of the Illawarra community for many years and in 2001 was the Convenor of the Wollongong City Council’s Neighbourhood Committee Eight, to raise community issues with Council members. She has been involved with the Dapto Organic Community Garden, and the Illawarra Waste Board.
- Putting Skirts on the Sacred Benches: Women Candidates for the New South Wales Parliament, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2006, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/pssb/home.html
- Trove: Johansen, Margaret, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-747052