• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4164

Knowles, Susan Christine

(1951 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 10 April, 1951, Brisbane Queensland Australia
  • Occupation Parliamentarian, Sales manager


A member of the Liberal Party of Australia, Susan Knowles was elected to the Senate of the Parliament of Australia as a Senator for Western Australia in 1984. In 1987 she was elected Deputy Opposition Whip in the Senate, a position she retained until 1993. She remained in Parliament until 30 June 2005, having served for more than twenty years.

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  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Sue Knowles, politician, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]

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