Kingsgrove, New South Wales , Australia
|| November 04, 1969
|Last Modifed||Karma Policeman|
Jun 11, 2007 01:45pm
|Info||Parliamentary service |
State: elected to the New South Wales Legislative Council 22.3.03. Resigned 24.6.04.
Federal: elected to the House of Representatives for Watson, New South Wales, 2004.
State: Legislative Council (NSW) Representative on the Council of the University of Technology, Sydney from 7.5.03 to 24.6.04.
State: Temporary Chair of Committees from 7.5.03 to 24.6.04.
Parliamentary Party Positions
Shadow Minister for Immigration from 24.6.05
State: Standing: Law and Justice from 21.5.03 to 24.6.04; State Development from 21.5.03 to 24.6.04.
Federal: House of Representatives Standing: Employment, Workplace Relations and Workforce Participation from 1.12.05.
Parliamentary party positions
Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 24.6.05.
Shadow Minister for Immigration from 24.6.05 to 10.12.06;
Shadow Minister for Immigration, Integration and Citizenship from 10.12.06.
Current position: Shadow Minister for Immigration, Integration and Citizenship.
Born 4.11.1969, Sydney, NSW.
Qualifications and occupation before entering federal Parliament
BA, LLB (Syd).
Sales and shop assistant 1982-91.
Electorate officer to Senator GF Richardson 1993-94.
Electorate officer to Senator MG Forshaw 1994-95.
Lobbyist and director, ‘Euthanasia No’ 1995-97.
Director, Aticus Pty Ltd, 1996-97.
Campaign manager, Australian Republican Movement 1997.
Union organiser, Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Association 1997-2003.
Member, Legislative Council (NSW) 2003-04 (see Parliamentary service above).