- 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.
- Trove: Short, Leonie Margaret (1956-), http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-755054