Alison Xamon is the WA Greens Member of the Legislative Council for North Metropolitan Region. Ms Xamon studied Law and Arts at Murdoch University, and served as education vice president and guild president for the Murdoch University Student Guild. After university, she worked in the union movement including Australian Nurses Federation, the State School Teachers’ Union of Western Australia, and the Communications, Electricians & Plumbers Union. She was also an organiser, industrial officer, women’s officer, and equal opportunity specialist. Ms Xamon then went on to work as a lawyer, with an interest in both public interest law and the right for people to access justice. She also sat on numerous boards within the community law and social justice sectors. From 2007 to 2008, she was the National Convenor of the Australian Greens.