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Mary Crawford

Mary began her career teaching high school students in North Queensland and followed this with teaching appointments in England and Cyprus.

On her return to Australia, Mary continued teaching and in 1980 was appointed Principal of a Northern Territory High School. 1987 saw Mary elected as federal member for Forde and during her ten year elected tenure she held positions such as Parliamentary Secretary, Chair of the House of Representatives, Secretary of Caucus and Chair of the Crawford Committee.

Mary has held varied positions for the School of Management since 1997. Currently Mary lectures within the School.

Author's website: Mary Crawford QUT staff page

Gender and the Australian Parliament
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