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Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
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Elected to the House of Representatives for Capricornia, Queensland, 1998, 2001 and 2004.
House of Representatives Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 8.12.98 to 31.8.00; Communications, Transport and the Arts from 9.10.00 to 8.10.01; Transport and Regional Services from 20.8.02 to 2.12.02; Environment and Heritage from 20.3.02; Education and Vocational Training from 2.12.04.
Parliamentary Party Positions
Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 25.11.01. Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Environment and Heritage from 25.11.01 to 02.07.03; Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Sustainability and the Environment; Parliamentary Secretary (Heritage) to the Shadow Minister for Heritage and the Territories from 02.07.03 to 08.12.03. Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Employment, Education and Training from 08.12.03 to 26.10.04
Current position: Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Education from 26.10.04.
Member, ALP Law and Law Enforcement Policy Committee (Qld) from 1996.
Member, ALP Women's Policy Committee (Qld) from 1996.
Born 10.11.1969, Mackay, Qld. Married with one child
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament
BComm, LLB (Qld).
Union organiser, Community and Public Sector Union 1995.
Location: Central Queensland; it includes the city of Rockhampton and the towns of Alpha, Aramac, Barcaldine, Capella, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Emu Park, Glenden, Gracemere, Ilfracombe, Jericho, Longreach, Marlborough, Middlemount, Moranbah, Muttaburra, Nebo, Ogmore, St Lawrence, Winton and Yeppoon. It also includes Great Keppel Island.
Area: 235 400 sq km (approx.).
Electors enrolled: 80 917 (at 10.11.01).
Industries: Primary production, grains, beef cattle, grazing, fishing, coal mining, meat works, dairy products, tourism and Central Queensland University.
State electorates: Capricornia includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Fitzroy, Keppel and Rockhampton, and parts of Callide, Charters Towers, Gregory and Mirani.