• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4165

Vallentine, Josephine

(1946 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 30 May, 1946, Perth Western Australia Australia


Jo Vallentine was elected to the Senate of the Parliament of Australia as a Senator for Western Australia representing the Nuclear Disarmament Party in 1985. On her resignation form the Nuclear Disarmament Party, she remained in the Parliament as an Independent, until she joined the Western Australian Greens in July 1990. She resigned from Parliament in 1992.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Jo Vallentine, schoolteacher, activist and politician, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
  • State Library of Western Australia
    • Jo Vallentine papers, 1982-1993 [manuscript]
    • [Collection of information relating to the Office of Jo Vallentine, the Western Australian Senator for Nuclear Disarmament, 1984-]
    • [Interview with Jo Vallentine] [sound recording] / [interviewed by Leonie Stella]
    • [Interview with Jo Vallentine] [sound recording] / [interviewed by Leckie Hopkins]

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