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Biography for VALLENTINE, Josephine

Senator for Western Australia 1985-92

Nuclear Disarmament Party to 17.5.85; Independent Senator for Nuclear Disarmament from 17.5.85 to 30.6.90; The Greens (WA) from 1.7.90



Parliamentary service

Elected to the Senate for Western Australia 1984 (term began 1.7.85), 1987 and 1990. Resigned 31.1.92.


Committee service

Joint: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 9.10.87 to 31.1.92.


Conferences, delegations and visits

Member, 77th IPU Conference, Managua, Nicaragua, April-May 1987.

Member, Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade visit to Papua New Guinea, February-March 1991.


Personal

Born 30.5.46, Perth, WA.


Qualifications and occupation before entering federal Parliament

BA, DipEd (WAust).

Teacher's Certificate (Graylands Teachers'

College, WA).

Teacher.