- Occupation Political candidate
Kay Wicks was a once only candidate who stood for the Communist Party of Australia in the 1981 elections for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Newcastle. Her election leaflets stressed her and her party’s opposition to nuclear energy, support for Aboriginal Land Rights, expansion of ethnic centres, and electoral reform – particularly four year terms for Parliament.
- Trove: Wicks, Kay Lesley, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-721058
- Putting Skirts on the Sacred Benches: Women Candidates for the New South Wales Parliament, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2006, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/pssb/home.html