Ms Terri Butler MP

Terri Butler

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Member for Griffith, Queensland

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4877
(02) 6277 8497

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

630 Wynnum Road
Morningside, QLD, 4170

Postal address
PO Box 476
Morningside, QLD, 4170

(07) 3899 4031
(07) 3899 5755


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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Griffith, Queensland, at by-election 8.2.2014 vice the Hon. KM Rudd (resigned). Re-elected 2016.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 18.3.14 to 9.5.16; Tax and Revenue from 18.3.14 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Select: Australia Fund Establishment from 2.10.14 to 25.6.15; Trade and Investment Growth from 22.10.15 to 9.5.16.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition from 13.10.15 to 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Child Safety and Prevention of Family Violence from 13.10.15 to 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Family Violence and Child Safety from 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Universities from 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Equality from 23.07.16.

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Party positions

  • Delegate, Brisbane Federal Electorate Council.
  • Delegate, Moreton Federal Electorate Council.
  • President, Moreton Federal Electorate Council.
  • Secretary, ALP Yeronga Branch.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Qld) from 2003.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference from 2004.
  • Member, ALP National Policy Committee (later National Policy Forum) from 2008.
  • Member, ALP Rules Committee (Qld)(later Chair).
  • Member, ALP State Administrative Committee (Qld) from 2011.

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  • Born 28.11.1977, Cairns, Qld.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA, LLB(Hons)(QUT).
  • Organiser 1999.
  • Communications officer 2000.
  • Articled clerk 2000-03.
  • Lawyer 2003-14.

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  • Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: eastern Brisbane; it includes the suburbs of Balmoral, Bulimba, Camp Hill, Carina Heights, Coorparoo, Dutton Park, East Brisbane, Greenslopes, Highgate Hill, Hawthorne, Kangaroo Point, Morningside, Norman Park, Seven Hills, South Brisbane, Woolloongabba and parts of Annerley, Cannon Hill, Carina, Holland Park, Holland Park West, Mount Gravatt East, Murarrie, Tarragindi and West End.
    Area: 60 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 97 804 (at 8.2.14).
    Industries: food processing and light industry.
    State electorates: Griffith includes parts of the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Bulimba, Chatsworth, Greenslopes, Mansfield, South Brisbane and Yeerongpilly.

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