O'Neill at a Bring Back Our Buses Rally in 2019
|Member of the New South Wales Parliament|
|Assumed office |
23 March 2019
|Preceded by||Bruce Notley-Smith|
|Councillor of Waverley Council|
for Waverley Ward
|Assumed office |
9 September 2017
Marjorie Spooner O'Neill
c. 1986 (age 32–33)
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
Marjorie Spooner O'Neill is an Australian politician. O'Neill was elected as a Labor member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Coogee at the 2019 state election. O'Neill has been a Councillor of Waverley Council since 2017.
Background and early life
Born to Brian William O'Neill and Keri Spooner, O'Neill was raised in the Bronte area of Sydney. Her father, Brian O'Neill, served as a member of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales for over 20 years. She has a PhD in Management and Economics and has been a casual business school academic at the University of Technology Sydney.
O'Neill was first elected to Waverley Council on 9 September 2017 in Waverley Ward representing the Labor Party. She serves as the Chair of the Community Safety Advisory Committee and the Waverley Surf Life Saving Club Committee. She was later pre-selected to run as the Labor candidate in the Division of Coogee in the 2019 state election. O'Neill defeated Bruce Notley-Smith to become the Member for Coogee.
- O'Neill, M. S.; Johns, R. E. (2009). "How a welfare approach to maternity has facilitated low workforce participation rates for Australian women of child-bearing age". International Employment Relations Review. 15 (1): 53–72. Retrieved 30 March 2019 – via University of Technology Sydney.
- "State Electoral District of Coogee". NSW State Election 2019. New South Wales Electoral Commission. 31 March 2019. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
- Barwell, David (26 March 2019). "O'Neill mourns death in the face of victory". Southern Courier. pp. 4–5. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
- "Marjorie O'Neill - Waverley Council". Waverley Council. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
- Maddox, Garry; Barker, Jordan (24 March 2019). "Surf lifesaver, rugby star, motorbike-riding newcomer: Labor's only shining light". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
- Maddox, Garry (3 February 2019). "Why Coogee is a vulnerable seat for the Berejiklian government". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
- The Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales: Annual Report Year Ended 31 December 2006 pp.1 and 7: Retrieved 2 April 2019
- University of Technology Sydney: Marjorie O'Neill: Positions and Qualifications
- "Cr Marjorie O'Neill". Local Government Association of NSW. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
|New South Wales Legislative Assembly|
| Member for Coogee