|Member of the Australian Parliament
1 December 1984 – 13 March 1993
|Preceded by||New seat|
|Succeeded by||Richard Evans|
11 September 1947 |
Auckland, New Zealand
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
Carolyn Anne Jakobsen (born 11 September 1947) is an Australian retired politician. Born in Auckland, New Zealand, she was an electorate secretary and ministerial officer before entering politics. In 1984, she was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for the new seat of Cowan. Her election was the second time a woman had been elected to the House from Western Australia (the first was Wendy Fatin in 1983). She held Cowan until her defeat in 1993.
- Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-07-28.
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Cowan
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