The Hon Anthony Byrne MP

Anthony Byrne

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Member for Holt, Victoria

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4309
Fax:
(02) 6277 8473

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shop HM 2B
8-10 Overland Drive
Fountain Gate, VIC, 3805

Postal address
Shop HM 2B, 8-10 Overland Drive
Fountain Gate, VIC, 3805

Telephone:
(03) 9796 7533
Fax:
(03) 9796 7088

Connect with The Hon Anthony Byrne MP

Email
Anthony.Byrne.MP@aph.gov.au
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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/A_Byrne_MP

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Holt, Victoria at by-election 6.11.1999 vice the Hon. GJ Evans (resigned). Re-elected 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister from 3.12.07 to 14.9.10.
  • Parliamentary Secretary for Trade from 25.2.09 to 14.9.10.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Environment and Heritage from 1.6.00 to 8.10.01; Industry and Resources from 20.3.02 to 21.10.02; Members Interests from 2.12.04 to 17.10.07; Science and Innovation from 2.12.04 to 10.5.05; Petitions from 25.10.10.
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Australian Crime Commission from 2.12.04 to 12.9.05; ASIO, ASIS and DSD from 7.3.05 to 2.12.05; Intelligence and Security from 2.12.05 to 17.10.07 and from 18.11.10 (Chair from 18.11.10 to 5.8.13).
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 16.2.00 to 11.2.02; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 24.9.02 to 31.8.04, from 25.10.10 to 14.3.12 and from 19.9.12 to 5.8.13.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum, Hawaii, January 2002.
  • Official visits to Singapore, September 2008; USA, January 2009; Singapore and Papua New Guinea, May 2009; Republic of Korea, August 2009; Panama, April 2011.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs from 10.12.06 to 3.12.07.

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Party positions

  • President, ALP Endeavour Hills Branch.
  • Member, ALP Public Office Selection Committee.
  • Member, ALP Caucus Committee on Security and Defence.

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Personal

  • Born 1.12.1962, Adelaide, SA.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Chief Executive Officer, Anxiety Disorders Foundation of Australia 1994-96.
  • Adviser to Senator JMA Collins 1996-99.

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Electorate

  • Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: south-eastern Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Cranbourne, Cranbourne North, Cranbourne West, Doveton, Endeavour Hills, Eumemmerring, Hallam, Hampton Park, Lynbrook, Lysterfield South, and parts of Berwick, Clyde, Clyde North, Cranbourne East, Lyndhurst, Narre Warren, Narre Warren North and Narre Warren South.
    Area: 131 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 102 495 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: retail, service and light industries.
    State electorates: Holt includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Cranbourne, Dandenong, Lyndhurst, Narre Warren North and Narre Warren South.

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