Jackie Watkins

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Jackie Watkins
Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly
for Joondalup
In office
19 February 1983 4 February 1989
Preceded byDistrict created
Succeeded byDistrict abolished
Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly
for Wanneroo
In office
4 February 1989 6 February 1993
Preceded byDistrict created
Succeeded by Wayde Smith
Personal details
Born
Jacqueline Patricia Fletcher

(1949-06-03) 3 June 1949 (age 72)
London, England, United Kingdom
CitizenshipAustralian
NationalityBritish Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s)
Ross Watkins
(m. 19681984)

(m. 19852018)
ChildrenFour
OccupationSecretary, receptionist, childcare worker

Jacqueline Patricia Watkins (born 3 June 1949) was elected to the Parliament of Western Australia on 19 February 1983 as the Labor Party Member for Joondalup. Watkins served as the Member for Joondalup until 4 February 1989. From 4 February 1989 to 6 February 1993 she served as the Member for Wanneroo until the election of the Court Liberal Government. [1]

Watkins married WA Labor Senator Jim McKiernan and later was known as Jackie McKiernan. [2]

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References

  1. "Women in Parliament Fact Sheet 8" (PDF). Parliamentary Library Western Australia. 22 May 2009. Retrieved 23 January 2010.[ dead link ]
  2. Graham Duncan (18 May 1988). "Creating a New Political Style". The Age.