Ms Dawn FRASER (1937 - )**

  • Date of Birth: 04/09/1937
  • Place of Birth: Balmain, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly19 Mar 19883 May 19913yr(s) 1mth(s) 15day(s)
Member for Balmain19 Mar 19883 May 19913yr(s) 1mth(s) 15day(s)
49th (1988 - 1991)

Political Party Activity

Independent 1988

Community Activity

National Australia Day Council, Sydney University Sports Union, New South Wales Sports Womens Association.

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Self employed dressmaker and publican, professional swimming coach. Educated at Birchgrove Public School and Leichhardt Home Science School. Former Director of the National Roads and Motorists Association. Winner of 4 gold and 4 silver Olympic Games medals; and 6 gold and 6 silver Commonwealth Games medals. Holder of 27 former world swimming records. Admitted to Champions Hall of Fame 1988. Olympic torchbearer for the Sydney Olympic Games (2000) opening ceremony. Recreational interests include swimming and dogs.

Honours Received

Member of the British Empire (MBE) in 1967.


Married Gary Ware 1964 , and had issue, one daughter. Divorced 1968.

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