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Meryl Swanson MP
Meryl Swanson was born in Kurri Kurri Hospital and grew up in a hard-working Heddon Greta family. She now lives in Buchanan with her husband Nick and two girls, Lara and Adelaide.
Meryl was elected to the House of Representatives as the Member for Paterson in July 2016. She is deputy chair of the House Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation and chairs the Labor Party Caucus Committee on Sustainable Australia.
She is a member of Caucus Committees on Education, Science, Research and the Arts; the Status of Women; Country Labor; and the National Policy Forum.
Meryl is a member of the Kurri Kurri Branch of the Australian Labor Party and enjoys gardening, golf, music, current affairs, horse riding, and equestrian sports and dance via her children’s participation.