Sophia Moermond

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Sophia Moermond

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Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for South West Region
Assumed office
22 May 2021
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Political party Legalise Cannabis

Sophia Moermond (born 14 September 1968) is an Australian politician.

At the 2021 Western Australian state election, Moermond was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council as a member for Legalise Cannabis WA in the South West Region. [1]

Prior to entering politics, Ms Moermond was a practicing naturopath [2] and Chinese medicine practitioner, based in Perth, Western Australia.  She also worked as an educator in the corporate sector. 

Ms Moermond studied at Perth Academy of Natural Therapies, having initially trained as a Registered Nurse at the Anna Reynvaan School of Nursing in Amsterdam. She moved to Western Australia with her parents in 1983, and has an active interest in health, the environment, womens’ rights, and animal welfare.

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References

  1. "South West Region Results - Western Australia Election 2021 guide | WA Votes". ABC News. Retrieved 25 April 2021.
  2. "Sophia". Legalise Cannabis WA.