|Address||204 Nicholson Street |
Footscray, Victoria 3011, Australia
|| April 01, 1967
|Last Modifed||Karma Policeman|
Dec 20, 2007 05:56pm
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Shadow Minister for Children and Youth from 25.11.01 to 02.07.03.
Current positions: Shadow Attorney-General from 08.12.03; and Assisting the Leader on the Status of Women from 18.02.03.
Elected to the House of Representatives for Gellibrand, Victoria, 1998 and 2001.
House of Representatives Standing: Industry, Science and Resources from 8.12.98 to 8.10.01;
Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 8.12.98 to 8.10.01.
Joint Select: Republic Referendum from 9.6.99 to 9.8.99.
Parliamentary Party Positions
Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 22.11.01. Shadow Minister for Child Care, Family Support and Youth from 25.11.01. Shadow Minister for Reconciliation and Indigenous Affairs from 18.02.03 to 02.07.03. Shadow Minister for Population and Immigration from 02.07.03 to 08.12.03.
Current position: Shadow Attorney-General from 08.12.03; and Assisting the Leader on the Status of Women from 18.02.03.
FEA Delegate, ALP State Conference (Vic).
Member, Public Office Selection Committee.
Born 1.4.1967, Sydney, NSW.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament
BA, LLB (Hons) (Melb).
Judge's Associate, the Hon. Justice Mary Gaudron, High Court of Australia 1992-94.
Union organiser, National Union of Workers 1994-96.
Industrial lawyer: Senior Associate, Maurice Blackburn and Co 1996-98.
Potential and Reality: Women Workers and the Structural Efficiency Principle, Melbourne, Centre for Industrial Relations and Labour Studies, University of Melbourne, 1991.
Description: Inner metropolitan.
Location: Western Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Albion, Altona North, Ardeer, Braybrook, Brooklyn, Footscray, Footscray West, Maidstone, Maribyrnong, Newport, Spotswood, Sunshine, Tottenham, Yarraville and Williamstown.
Area: 75 sq km (approx.).
Electors enrolled: 86 062 (at 10.11.01).
Industries: Food processing, petrochemical and carbon products, tyre factories, marine engineering facilities, power station, railway workshops, paper recycling , ropeworks, tertiary education and retail industries.
State electorates: Gellibrand includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Footscray and Williamstown, and parts of Altona and Sunshine.