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Former Member Details

Ms Dawn FRASER (1937 - )

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Date of Birth: 04/09/1937
Place of Birth: Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 19 Mar 1988 03 May 1991 3 years 1 month 15 days
Member for Balmain 19 Mar 1988 03 May 1991 3 years 1 month 15 days
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.
Military Service
Honours Received
Member of the British Empire (MBE) in 1967.
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Married Gary Ware 1964 , and had issue, one daughter. Divorced 1968.
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