• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: PR00597

Jones, Beryl Lillian

(1932 – )
  • Born 30 July, 1932, Bootle England, United Kingdom
  • Occupation Parliamentarian


Beryl Jones was an Australian Labor Party member of the Legislative Council of the Parliament of Western Australia. She was the member for South West Province 8 February 1986 – 4 February 1989. She was elected member for South West Region 4 February 1989 and served until 6 February 1993.


Beryl Jones was born in England in 1932. She worked as a nurse before migrating to Western Australia in 1955 with her husband and two children. Jones then gained a Diploma of Teaching, and taught in high schools until elected to the Armadale Town Council in 1981. A member of the Australian Labor Party, Jones was elected to the Legislative Council of the Parliament of Western Australia as Member for South West Province in 1986. She was then elected member for South West Region in 1989, a post she held until February 1993.


Published resources

  • Resource
  • Book
    • We Hold Up Half the Sky: The Voices of Western Australian ALP Women in Parliament, Watson, Judyth [ed.], 1994
  • Book Section
    • Making a Difference: Women in the West Australian Parliament 1921-1999, Black, David and Phillips, Harry, 2000

Related entries

  • Related Concepts
    • Women in Politics: Australian Labor Party