• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE1631

Knight, Janice

(1939 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 1 January, 1939
  • Occupation Teacher


Janice Knight ran for election only once. That was in 1991 as an ALP candidate for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Northern Tablelands.


Raised in Coonamble district of NSW, Janice Knight undertook a BA at the University of New England and started teaching at Wiley Park Girls’ High School. Active in her community, she was elected secretary of New England Rugby Union in 1973. She joined the ALP in 1989 and was a delegate to the Country Conference.


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