• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE2091

Sham-Ho, Helen Wai-Har

(1943 – )
  • Born 9 September, 1943, Hong Kong
  • Occupation Lawyer, Parliamentarian


Helen Sham-Ho was a Member of the NSW Legislative Council from 19 March 1988 to 28 February 2003. She represented the Liberal Party from 1988-1998 and served out the remainder of her term as an Independent. She was the first Chinese born Parliamentarian in Australia.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
    • Helen Sham-Ho interviewed by Diana Giese in the Post-war Chinese Australians oral history project [sound recording]

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