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The Hon. Dr Marlene Mary Herbert GOLDSMITH, B.A., M.Ed.(Hons), Ph.D.(Minn.) (1942 - 2000)

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Date of Birth: 29/09/1942
Place of Birth: Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 13/04/2000
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 19 Mar 1988 05 Mar 1999 10 years 11 months 15 days A Member of the directly elected Legislative Council. Date of Election 19 March 1988.
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Formerly: Branch President; Conference Vice-President; State Executive Member.
Community Activity
State Patron, Dancesport; Parliamentary Patron, Spokeswomen's Network: 1988-1995; Board Member, Australian Institute of Political Science; Chair, Premier's Advisory Committee on Violence: 1991; Member, Australian Violence Prevention Awards Board 1992-1995.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Teacher in United States of America and in New South Wales. B.A., M.Ed.(Hons), Ph.D.(University of Minnesota.), Commonwealth Scholarship (1960), Teaching Scholarship to University of Minnesota (1978), Thurston Scholarship in Foundations of Education (1981). Previously teacher (St Ursula's College at Kingsgrove, Sydney Institute of Education, University of Minnesota, St Mary's College, Gunnedah); research consultant; writer; Executive Officer to Leader of Opposition.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Daughter of Cecil and Esme Herbet of Gunnedah. Married Ian Goldsmith and had issue, 1 daughter. Requiem Mass at St Canice's Church, Elizabeth Bay on 19 April 2000.
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