|Member of the Australian Parliament
7 September 2013
|Preceded by||Sharon Grierson|
26 April 1964 |
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
Sharon Catherine Claydon (born 26 April 1964 in Newcastle, New South Wales) is an Australian politician. She has been a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives, representing the Division of Newcastle in New South Wales, since September 2013.
Early years and background
After completing her studies, she worked within remote Aboriginal communities including the Kimberley Region before moving to the disability service sector. In 2007 Claydon was elected as a Councillor on Newcastle City Council.
Claydon is currently a patron of the Stockton Historical Society and has served as treasurer of the Newcastle Aboriginal Support Group.
- Elias, Charles (9 August 2013). "Claydon big on NBN, jobs and education". RADAR. Independent Media Group Pty Limited. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- "Sharon Claydon". EMILY's List Australia. 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- "The House of Reps class of 2013". Election Watch 2013. University of Melbourne. 10 September 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- "Sharon Claydon (Newcastle)". Federal Candidates. NSW Labor. 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- Official website
- Claydon, Sharon (5 August 2013). Meet the Candidates: Jamie Abbott and Sharon Claydon battle for Newcastle (STREAMING AUDIO). Interview with Jill Emberson. Mornings. 702 ABC. Sydney. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Newcastle
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