Roza Sage

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Roza Sage
Member of the New South Wales Parliament
for Blue Mountains
In office
26 March 2011 – 6 March 2015
Preceded by Phil Koperberg
Succeeded by Trish Doyle
Personal details
Born (1957-11-25) 25 November 1957 (age 59)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Ted Sage
Residence Warrimoo, New South Wales
Alma mater University of Queensland
Occupation Politician
Profession Dentist
Website Parliamentary webpage

Roza Eva Maria Sage (born 25 November 1957), an Australian politician, was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing the Blue Mountains for the Liberal Party of Australia from 2011 to 2015.[1]

Early years and background[edit]

Completing her undergraduate studies in dentistry at the University of Queensland, in 1979 Sage joined the Royal Australian Air Force and was initially posted to RAAF Richmond and later transferred to RAAF Glenbrook in the lower Blue Mountains in 1982.[1] Sage left the armed forces in 1986 to start a family and later commenced working in a private dental practice, before starting her own practice in 1988. The practice, located in Springwood, now employs seven people.[2]

Political career[edit]

At the 2011 state election, Sage was elected with a swing of 16 points and won the seat with 54.7 per cent of the two-party vote.[2] Following the retirement of the sitting member, Phil Koperberg. Sage is the first woman to represent the seat.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mrs Roza Eva Maria Sage, BDSc MP". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. 8 April 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Green, Antony (5 April 2011). "Blue Mountains". NSW Votes 2011. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 6 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Hamwi, Omar (30 March 2011). "Liberal extracts big victory in Blue Mountains electorate". Penrith Press. News Limited. Retrieved 3 April 2011. 

External links[edit]

Parliament of New South Wales
Preceded by
Phil Koperberg
Member for Blue Mountains
2011–2015
Succeeded by
Trish Doyle