Alison Patricia Megarrity (born 9 February 1961), a former Australian politician, was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Menai for the Labor Party between 1999 and 2011.
|1st Assistant Speaker of the Legislative Assembly|
8 May 2007 – 4 March 2011
Serving with Grant McBride
|Preceded by||New title|
|Succeeded by||Andrew Fraser|
|Member of the New South Wales Parliament|
27 March 1999 – 26 March 2011
|Preceded by||New district|
|Succeeded by||Melanie Gibbons|
|Born||9 February 1961|
|Political party||Labor Party|
|Alma mater||Macquarie University|
Megarrity's father was a railwayman and she grew up in central western New South Wales. She was educated at Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts by Macquarie University. She married Robert Megarrity in 1982 and they have two sons. She was a councillor of the City of Liverpool Council between 1994 and 1999.
On 24 September 2010, Megarrity announced her decision to not seek re-election at the 2011 State election, citing personal reasons. In 2013, Megarrity won Labor pre-selection in the Division of Hughes for the 2013 federal election, but was defeated by the sitting member Craig Kelly.
- "Ms Alison Patricia Megarrity". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
- "Megarrity, Alison Patricia". Australian Women. National Foundation for Australian Women. Retrieved 17 February 2007.
- AAP (24 September 2010). "Another Labor MP won't run in NSW polls". Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 24 September 2010.
- AAP (24 September 2010). "Labor MP Alison Megarrity won't recontest NSW seat". Herald Sun. News Limited. Retrieved 10 October 2010.
- Rumery, Michelle (28 September 2010). "Menai's Alison Megarrity out of election race". Liverpool Leader. News Limited. Retrieved 10 October 2010.
- Trembath, Murray (8 July 2013). "Megarrity makes a comeback". St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
- Trembath, Murray (5 August 2013). "And they're off....former Menai MP kicks off election campaign for Hughes". St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
|New South Wales Legislative Assembly|
|New district|| Member for Menai
|New title|| Assistant Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Served alongside: Grant McBride
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