, New South Wales , Australia
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Elected to the House of Representatives for Grayndler, New South Wales, 1996, 1998, 2001 and 2004.
House of Representatives Standing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 29.5.96 to 31.8.98; Communications, Transport and Microeconomic Reform from 29.5.96 to 17.11.97; Financial Institutions and Public Administration from 29.5.96 to 31.8.98; Economics, Finance and Public Administration from 8.12.98 to 31.8.04; Ageing from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04.
Conferences, Delegations and Visits
Member, Parliamentary Delegation to the 43rd CPA Conference, Mauritius, and bilateral visit to South Africa, September 1997.
Parliamentary Party Positions
Deputy Manager of Opposition Business in the House from 26.10.04 to 10.12.06
Manager of Opposition Business in the House from 10.12.06.
Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 20.10.98.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services from 20.10.98 to 25.11.01.
Shadow Minister for Ageing and Seniors from 25.11.01 to 23.08.02.
Shadow Minister for Employment Services and Training from 23.08.02 to 9.10.04.
Shadow Minister for Environment and Heritage from 28.1.04 to 10.12.06 ; and Water from 24.6.05.
Current position:Shadow Minister for Water and Infrastructure; Manager of Opposition Business in the House.
ALP Assistant General Secretary (NSW) 1989-95.
Delegate, ALP State Conference (NSW) 1983-99.
President, NSW Young Labor 1985-87.
Delegate, ALP National Conference 1986, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1998.
Member, National Organisational Review Committee 1990-94.
Secretary, Warren Branch 1991-99.
President, Grayndler Federal Electorate Council 1992-96.
Born 2.3.1963, Sydney, NSW.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament
Bank officer 1980-81.
Research officer to the Minister for Local Government and Administrative Services, the Hon. T. Uren, MP 1985-89.
Party official 1989-95 (see Party Positions above).
Senior Policy Adviser to the Premier (NSW), the Hon. RJ Carr 1995-96.