, South Australia , Australia
|| August 13, 1967
Jul 01, 2016 10:00pm
Moderate-to-Conservative - Pro-Life - Married - Catholic - Disputed -
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Elected to the House of Representatives for Sturt, South Australia, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2001 and 2004.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Family and Community Services from 07.10.03 to 26.10.04.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing from 26.10.04 to 30.1.07.
Assistant Minister for Health and Ageing from 30.1.07 to 21.3.07.
Minister for Ageing from 21.3.07.
House of Representatives Standing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 12.5.93 to 31.5.94 and from 29.5.96 to 4.6.97; Transport, Communications and Infrastructure from 12.5.93 to 29.1.96; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 10.5.94 to 29.1.96; Financial Institutions and Public Administration from 29.5.96 to 31.8.98; Economics, Finance and Public Administration from 8.12.98; Employment, Education and Training from 30.5.96 to 31.8.98; Procedure from 8.12.98 (Chair from 10.12.98) to 6.11.00; Communications, Information Technology and the Arts from 20.3.02 to 5.11.03.
Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 8.12.98 to 11.2.02; Electoral Matters from 6.11.00 to 11.2.02.
Joint Select: Republic Referendum from 2.6.99 to 9.8.99.
Conferences, Delegations and Visits
Member, Parliamentary Delegation to USA and Venezuela, July 1997.
Parliamentary Party Positions
Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 26.5.94 to 11.3.96. Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Social Security from 26.5.94 to 11.3.96.
State President, Young Liberals (SA) 1988-90.
Member, Liberal Party State Executive (SA) 1988-92.
Policy Coordinator, Liberal Party (SA) 1990-92.
Vice-President, Australian Young Liberal Movement 1990-91.
Member, Liberal Party Federal Executive 1990-91.
Delegate to Liberal Party State and Federal Councils.
Member, Liberal Party Campaign Committee (SA).
Member, Liberal Party Policy Committee (SA).
Born 13.8.1967, Adelaide, SA.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (SA).
Research assistant to Senator AE Vanstone 1987-90.