- Occupation Political candidate
Frances Murphy stood as a candidate for the Democratic Labor Party in three Victorian state elections. She made her first attempt in the Legislative Council Province of Templestowe at the 1996 election, which was held on 30 March. Her second attempt was in the Legislative Assembly seat of Prahran at the election, which was held on 18 September 1999. She was an unsuccessful candidate again at the November 2006 election when she stood in the Legislative Council Region of South Eastern Metropolitan.
- Trove: Murphy, Frances, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-760056
- Carrying on the Fight: Women Candidates in Victorian Parliamentary Elections, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2008, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/cws/home.html