Ms Laura Smyth MP

Former Member

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4114
Fax:
(02) 6277 8467

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Social media

Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/L_Smyth_MP

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for La Trobe, Victoria, 2010. Defeated at general elections 2013.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Privileges and Members' Interests from 21.8.12 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Public Accounts and Audit from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13.
Party positions
  • Member, ALP Administrative Committee (Vic.).
  • Member, ALP Rules Revision Committee (Vic.).
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Vic.).
  • Member, ALP Economics Policy Committee (Vic.).
  • Secretary, ALP Youth Policy Committee (Vic.).
Personal
  • Born 12.11.1976, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Partner.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • LLM (Melb.), BSc, LLB(Hons) (Monash).
  • Solicitor.
Electorate
    Description: outer metropolitan.

    Location: eastern outskirts of Melbourne covering the Dandenong Ranges; it includes the suburbs of Beaconsfield, Belgrave, Cockatoo, Officer, Sassafras and Upwey, and parts of Berwick, Boronia, Emerald, Ferntree Gully, Gembrook, Narre Warren North, Olinda and Pakenham.

    Area: 588 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 97 960 (at 21.8.10).
    Industries: household products, car accessories and other light industries.
    State electorates: La Trobe includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Bass, Bayswater, Ferntree Gully, Gembrook, Monbulk, Narre Warren North and Narre Warren South.