Alison Xamon

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The Honourable
Alison Xamon
MLC
Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for East Metropolitan Region
In office
22 May 2009 – 21 May 2013
Personal details
Born (1969-06-08) 8 June 1969 (age 45)
Mundaring, Western Australia
Political party Greens WA
Website alisonxamon.org.au

Alison Marie Xamon (born 8 June 1969) is a former Western Australian politician.

Early life[edit]

Xamon was born in Mundaring, Western Australia

Xamon studied law and arts at Murdoch University, where she served as Education Vice President and then Guild President for the Murdoch University Student Guild.

After university, Xamon worked in the union movement for various white- and blue-collar unions, including the State School Teachers’ Union of Western Australia. In her time in the union movement Alison worked as an Organizer, Industrial Officer, Women’s Officer and Equal Opportunity specialist.[1]

She then went on to work as a lawyer, with an interest in both public interest law and the right for people to access justice. She also sat on numerous boards within the community law sector.

Political career[edit]

She was elected to parliament at the 2008 state election as a Greens member of the Western Australian Legislative Council representing East Metropolitan Region.[2]

At the March 2013 Western Australian election she was not re-elected [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Alison Xamon". 
  2. ^ Western Australian Electoral Commission (2009). "Elected MLCs". Archived from the original on 29 March 2009. Retrieved 6 April 2009. 
  3. ^ http://www.abc.net.au/elections/wa/2013/guide/emet-results.htm