Donate to Sharon Bird for Cunningham
Sharon Bird is the Labor candidate for Cunningham in NSW for the 2019 federal election. Sharon was born in Wollongong, New South Wales. She served as a Councillor on Shellharbour Council from 1991 to 1995 and prior to entering politics was a high school and TAFE teacher. Sharon was elected in October 2004, November 2007, August 2010, September 2013 and July 2016. She was Shadow Minister for Vocational Education on the 18 October 2013 until July 2016. Sharon served as Minister for Regional Development, Minister for Regional Communications and Minister for Road Safety from 1 July 2013. She also served as Minister for Higher Education and Skills from 25 March 2013 and as Parliamentary Secretary for Higher Education and Skills from 5 March 2012 until her appointment as Minister.
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