• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4139

Short, Leonie Margaret

(1956 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 1 January, 1956, Gresford New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Parliamentarian, University teacher


A member of the Australian Labor Party, Leonie Short was elected to the House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament as the Member for Ryan, Queensland, at a by-election held on 17 March 2001. She was in parliament for a few months only, as she was defeated at the federal election, which was held in November 2001.

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