Mrs Jane Prentice MP

Jane Prentice

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Member for Ryan, Queensland

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
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 4426
Fax:
(02) 6277 8512

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

636 Moggill Road
Chapel Hill, QLD, 4069

Postal address
PO Box 704
Indooroopilly, QLD, 4068

Telephone:
(07) 3378 1599
Fax:
(07) 3378 1399

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Email
jane.prentice.mp@aph.gov.au
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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/J_Prentice_MP

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Ryan, Queensland, 2010 and 2013.

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Parliamentary appointments

  • Parliamentary Representative on the Advisory Council on Australian Archives from 24.2.11.
  • Member, Expert Panel on the Constitutional Recognition of Local Government from 8.8.11 to 1.12.11.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Infrastructure and Communications from 25.10.10; Petitions from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 25.2.14.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 9.10.12 to 25.2.14.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Timor-Leste, April 2012.

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Party positions

  • Vice-President, NSW Young Liberal Movement.
  • Chairman, Mosman Young Liberal Branch.
  • Member, Young Liberal State Executive (NSW) 1973-77.
  • Member, Liberal Party State Executive (NSW) 1976-77.
  • Hon. Secretary, Warringah Federal Electorate Council.
  • Member, Young Liberal State Executive (Qld) 1979-80.
  • Chairman, Toowong Young Liberal Branch.
  • Chairman, Taringa Liberal Party Branch.
  • Member, Liberal Party State Women's Council Executive (Qld).
  • Member, Liberal National Party Policy Standing Committee 2009-10.
  • Secretary, Coalition Policy Committee on Communications.
  • Member, Coalition Policy Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs.

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Personal

  • Born 22.6.1953, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors.
  • Member, Australian Institute of Management.
  • Personal Assistant to State Director, Country Party (NSW).
  • Staff member to the Minister for Education, Senator the Hon. Sir JL Carrick.
  • Office manager, QCOM Pty Ltd.
  • Director, Brisbane Visitors and Convention Bureau.
  • Business Manager, Australian Telecommunications User Group (ATUG) Queensland.
  • Managing Director, Conventions Queensland.
  • Member, Brisbane City Council 2000-10: Leader of the Opposition, Brisbane City Council 2007-08; Chairman, Public and Active Transport and Economic Development Committee 2010.

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Local government service

  • Member, Brisbane City Council 2000-10.
  • Leader of the Opposition, Brisbane City Council 2007-08.
  • Chairman, Public and Active Transport and Economic Development Committee, Brisbane City Council 2010.

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Electorate

  • Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: south-western Brisbane; it includes the suburbs of Anstead, Bellbowrie, Brookfield, Chapel Hill, Chuwar, Dorrington, Enoggera, Enoggera Reservoir, Ferny Grove, Fig Tree Pocket, Gaythorne, Grovely, Indooroopilly, Ironside, Karana Downs, Kenmore, Kenmore Hills, Keperra, Kholo, Mitchelton, Moggill, Mt Coot-tha, Mt Crosby, Oxford Park, Peewee Bend, Pinjarra Hills, Priors Pocket, Pullenvale, Rainworth, Rosalie, St Johns Wood, St Lucia, Taringa, The Gap, Toowong, Torwood, Upper Brookfield, Upper Kedron and parts of Ashgrove, Auchenflower, Bardon, Paddington and Lake Manchester.

    Area: 441 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 100 652 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: retail and service industries, light industry and farming. It also includes the University of Queensland and a large portion of Brisbane Forest Park.
    State electorates: Ryan includes parts of the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Ashgrove, Everton, Ferny Grove, Indooroopilly, Ipswich West, Moggill and Mount Coot-tha.

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