Franca Arena

Politician

1939 –

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Who is Franca Arena?

Franca Arena is an Australian politician and activist. She was a Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council from 1981, first for the Australian Labor Party then as an Independent from 1997 until she left the Council in 1999. Long recognised as a colourful and influential figure in New South Wales politics, Arena shot to national prominence in 1996 when, under Parliamentary privilege, she named retired judge David Yeldham and former New South Wales MP Frank Arkell as potential paedophiles.

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Born
Aug 23, 1939
Genoa
Nationality
  • Australia
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on July 23, 2013

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