Sue Knowles Biography
Susan Christine Knowles (born 10 April 1951) is a former Australian politician who served as a Senator for Western Australia from 1984 to 2005, representing the Liberal Party. She briefly served as a shadow minister under John Hewson from 1993 to 1994.
Sue Knowles is a famous Politician, who was born on April 10, 1951 in Australia.
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Knowles served as state president of the Young Liberal Movement from 1977 to 1981. She later held various positions in the Liberal Party of Australia (Western Australian Division), including state executive member, state council member, vice-president, and senior vice-president.
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In 1999, the disciplinary committee of the WA Liberals voted to expel Knowles from the party over unnamed complaints, apparently due to the continued influence of Crichton-Browne. Other federal MPs and Premier Richard Court opposed the committee’s recommendation, and it was subsequently rejected by the party’s state council. In March 2003, Knowles announced that she would not re-contest her seat at the next federal election. Her term ended on 30 June 2005.
In 1995, Knowles came into conflict with her Liberal colleague Noel Crichton-Browne over allegations that he had been violent towards his wife several years earlier. Knowles stated that she had helped shelter Crichton-Browne’s wife at the time. The allegations contributed to Crichton-Browne’s resignation as Deputy President of the Senate, removal from the Liberal ticket and eventual expulsion from the party. In June 1995, it was reported that Crichton-Browne was being investigated for make death threats towards Knowles. He denied that he had threatened her, stating that the allegations were “scurrilous, crude and filthy”. Knowles initially did not comment, but in September confirmed that she had made a complaint to the Western Australia Police. In October 1998, she publicly retracted her statements and apologised to Crichton-Browne, as well as paying him a settlement of $20,000.
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Knowles was born in Brisbane, Queensland. She was the sales manager of a Perth office equipment company before entering politics. In 1979 she was appointed to the National Youth Advisory Group within the Department of Employment and Youth Affairs.
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Knowles was elected to the Senate at the 1984 federal election and re-elected in 1987, 1993 and 1998. She served as her party’s deputy whip in the Senate from 1987 to 1993 and then served in John Hewson’s shadow ministry from 1993 to 1994, holding the multicultural affairs portfolio. According to The Canberra Times, she was “the ultimate Hewson loyalist in WA”. In August 1994 she publicly opposed new opposition leader Alexander Downer’s decision to sack Hewson from the shadow ministry. Knowles later served as chair of the community affairs legislation committee from 1997 until her retirement in 2005. She “played a key role in its inquiries into tobacco advertising prohibition and stem cell research”.
Knowles was appointed convenor of the Australian Classification Review Board in January 2019, to a two-year term. She has served on the Ad Standards Community Panel since December 2017.