Wendy Edmond

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Wendy Marjorie Edmond, née Wood (born 27 April 1946) is a former Australian politician. Born in Bundaberg, she was a nuclear medicine technologist before entering politics. She was also a member of Amnesty International and the Wildlife Preservation Society, and had served as president of the Rainsworth Branch of the Australian Labor Party. She married university lecturer David Edmond on 30 December 1972. In 1989, she was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for Mount Coot-tha. When Labor won government in 1998, she was appointed Minister for Health, and in 2001 was given additional responsibility for Women's Policy. Edmond retired from politics at the 2004 state election.[1]

The Hon
Wendy Edmond
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Mount Coot-tha
In office
2 December 1989 – 7 February 2004
Preceded by Lyle Schuntner
Succeeded by Andrew Fraser
Personal details
Born Wendy Marjorie Wood
(1946-04-27) 27 April 1946 (age 71)
Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) David Edmond (m.1972)
Alma mater University of Queensland
Occupation nuclear medicine Technologist


  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Lyle Schuntner
Member for Mount Coot-tha
Succeeded by
Andrew Fraser