Patricia Jane Staunton

The Honourable, AO

30 November 1946
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Alderman, Lawyer, Magistrate, Nurse and Parliamentarian

Patricia Staunton was a Member of the NSW Legislative Council from 25 March 1995 to 2 September 1997. She is a member of the Australian Labor Party, a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and has worked as a Chief Magistrate, Alderman of the Sydney City Council and Registered Nurse.

Sources used to compile this entry: Putting Skirts on the Sacred Benches: Women Candidates for the New South Wales Parliament, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2006,; 'Patricia Jane Staunton', in Sydney's Aldermen,; Staunton, Patricia J. and Mary Chiarella, Law for nurses and midwives, 7th edn, Elsevier Australia, Chatswood, 2012;!OpenDocument [accessed 2016-04-19].

Prepared by Annette Alafaci