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Pamela Frances O'Neil (born 20 September 1945) is a former Australian politician. She was the Labor member for Fannie Bay in the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly from 1977 to 1983. In 1984, she was appointed Australia's first Sex Discrimination Commissioner by the Hawke Government, holding the position until 1988 when she was succeeded by Quentin Bryce.[1][2]


  1. ^ Green, Antony (2005). "Fannie Bay". 2005 Northern Territory Election. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 31 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Pamela O'Neill becomes first Sex Discrimination Commissioner | Timeline". Retrieved 15 January 2016.
Northern Territory Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Grant Tambling
Member for Fannie Bay
Succeeded by
Marshall Perron