BA, JP MP
|Member of the
New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Menai
27 March 1999 – 26 March 2011
|Preceded by||New seat|
|Succeeded by||Melanie Gibbons|
|Born||Alison Patricia Megarrity
9 February 1961
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Alma mater||Macquarie University|
|Website||NSW Legislative Assembly profile|
Alison Patricia Megarrity (born 9 February 1961), a former Australian politician, was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Menai for the Australian Labor Party between 1999 and 2011.
Megarrity's father was a railwayman and she grew up in central western New South Wales. She was educated at Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts by Macquarie University. She married Robert Megarrity in 1982 and they have two sons. She was a councillor of the City of Liverpool Council between 1994 and 1999.
On 24 September 2010, Megarrity announced her decision to not seek re-election at the 2011 State election, citing personal reasons. In 2013, Megarrity won Labor pre-selection in the Division of Hughes for the 2013 federal election, but was defeated by the sitting member Craig Kelly.
- "Ms Alison Patricia Megarrity, BA, JP MP". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 February 2010.
- "Megarrity, Alison Patricia". Australian Women. National Foundation for Australian Women. Retrieved 2007-02-17.
- AAP (24 September 2010). "Another Labor MP won't run in NSW polls". Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 2010-09-24.
- AAP (24 September 2010). "Labor MP Alison Megarrity won't recontest NSW seat". Herald Sun. News Limited. Retrieved 2010-10-10.
- Rumery, Michelle (28 September 2010). "Menai's Alison Megarrity out of election race". Liverpool Leader. News Limited. Retrieved 2010-10-10.
- Trembath, Murray (8 July 2013). "Megarrity makes a comeback". St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
- Trembath, Murray (5 August 2013). "And they're off....former Menai MP kicks off election campaign for Hughes". St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
|Parliament of New South Wales|
|Member for Menai
1999 – 2011
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