The Mercury in 2010: Shellharbour MP steps down

Glen Humphries
December 10 2023 - 12:00pm
Labor candidate for the seat of Shellharbour Lylea McMahon had the support of NSW Premier Morris Iema in 2006. Ms McMahon would only serve one term as a state MP before quitting in 2010. Picture by Ken Robertson
Labor candidate for the seat of Shellharbour Lylea McMahon had the support of NSW Premier Morris Iema in 2006. Ms McMahon would only serve one term as a state MP before quitting in 2010. Picture by Ken Robertson

Looking back at December 11, 2010

Sitting Shellharbour MP Lylea McMahon decided to resign, pulling out of the preselection vote for her seat.

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Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, state and federal politics, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

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