Lea Stevens

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Lea Stevens
Lea Stevens.jpg
Member of the South Australian Parliament
for Elizabeth
In office
9 April 1994 (1994-04-09) – 18 March 2006 (2006-03-18)
Preceded by Martyn Evans
Succeeded by Electorate renamed Little Para
Member of the South Australian Parliament
for Little Para
In office
18 March 2006 (2006-03-18) – 20 March 2010 (2010-03-20)
Succeeded by Lee Odenwalder
Minister for Health
In office
Personal details
Born (1947-06-15) 15 June 1947 (age 70)
Political party Australian Labor Party (SA)

Lea Stevens (born 15 June 1947) is a former South Australian politician. She was the Australian Labor Party member for the electoral district of Little Para from the 1994 Elizabeth by-election to the 2010 state election.

Before her political career, Stevens gained a Bachelor of Science and Diploma of Education at the University of Adelaide. After her studies she worked as a high school principal.

Stevens was the South Australian Minister for Health from early 2002 until late 2005, when she resigned for personal health reasons.

The 2006 election saw Stevens increase her margin to 16.7%, but Stevens retired at the 2010 state election, and was replaced by Lee Odenwalder.[1]


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South Australian House of Assembly
Preceded by
Martyn Evans
Member for Elizabeth
District abolished
Renamed to Little Para
New district
Renamed from Elizabeth
Member for Little Para