Australian National Party politician who began serving on the New South Wales Legislative Council in 1991. She became Deputy Leader of the National Party in 2003.
She attended the Mitchell College of Advanced Education in New South Wales and obtained her Bachelor of Business degree.
She served on parliamentary committees organized to deal with corruption, election funding, and gun laws.
She was born in Penola, South Australia.
She was elected to Parliament during the presidential administration of Labor Party politician Paul Keating.