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Lorraine Wearne Wikipedia
Lorraine Wearne, a lawyer, is an independent Australian politician from Parramatta, in the western suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales.
Wearne has served in the following offices:Independent local Councillor on the Parramatta City Council, since 1995
Lord Mayor of Parramatta, between 2000 and 2001 and the first woman Lord Mayor of Parramatta; and again between 2011 and 2012
Unsuccessfully contested the 2003 election for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Parramatta
Won a seat in 2008 in the Lachlan Macquarie Ward for the Parramatta City Council under the eponymous independent party, Lorraine Wearne Independents
Retained her seat in the Lachlan Macquarie Ward at the 2012 local government elections, and under the independent party, Lorraine Wearne Independents, supported the successful candidacy of Andrew Wilson, who won a seat in the Arthur Phillip Ward