Ms Jill Hall MP

Jill Hall

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Member for Shortland, New South Wales

Positions
Opposition Whip
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 4492
Fax:
(02) 6277 8505

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

26 Macquarie Street
Belmont, NSW, 2280

Postal address
PO Box 499
Belmont, NSW, 2280

Telephone:
(02) 4947 9711
Fax:
(02) 4947 9722

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Jill.Hall.MP@aph.gov.au
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Websites
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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/J_Hall_MP

Electorate details

Shortland electorate map

Shortland, New South Wales

Biography

In this section:


Parliamentary service

  • State: elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Swansea 25.3.1995. Resigned 1.9.1998.
  • Federal: elected to the House of Representatives for Shortland, New South Wales, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Committee service

  • State: House Committee 1995-98; Regulation Review Committee 1995-98; Joint Committee on Health Care Complaints 1995-98.
  • Federal: House of Representatives Standing: Family and Community Affairs from 8.12.98 to 8.10.01; Ageing from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Health and Ageing from 2.12.04 to 5.8.13; Health from 4.12.13; Employment and Workplace Relations from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04 and from 19.2.08 to 18.6.09; Employment, Workplace Relations and Workforce Participation from 2.12.04 to 17.10.07; Selection from 17.11.04 to 17.10.07 and from 30.9.10; House from 2.12.04 to 17.10.07, from 25.10.10 to 27.11.12 and from 4.12.13; Transport and Regional Services from 2.12.04 to 17.10.07; Publications from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Climate Change, Environment and the Arts from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Appropriations and Administration from 25.10.10; Procedure from 7.2.12; Petitions from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 27.3.07 to 17.10.07.
  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 25.6.02 to 19.8.02; Treaties from 18.2.08 to 19.7.10; Public Works from 15.6.09 to 19.7.10 and from 14.3.12 to 5.8.13; Parliamentary Library from 4.12.13; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Select: Republic Referendum from 9.6.99 to 9.8.99; DisabilityCare Australia from 19.6.13 to 5.8.13.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to the Russian Federation and bilateral visit to Italy, April-May 2005.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to South Africa, Jordan and United Arab Emirates, April 2008.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Ethiopia and Switzerland, April 2009.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Switzerland, Austria and USA, June-July 2009.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, October 2009.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Thailand, Hong Kong and China, March-April 2010.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to China, August-September 2011.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Opposition Whip from 22.10.04 to 17.10.07 and from 14.10.13.
  • Government Whip from 3.12.07 to 27.11.12.
  • Chair, ALP Parliamentary Caucus 2001-04.

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Personal

  • Born 16.11.1949, Macksville, NSW.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA (Ncle).
  • Rehabilitation counsellor.
  • Member, Legislative Assembly (NSW) 1995-98 (see Parliamentary service above).

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Electorate

  • Description: provincial.

    Location: southern Newcastle and Lake Macquarie region of New South Wales; it includes the centres of Belmont, Budgewoi, Catherine Hill Bay, Caves Beach, Chain Valley Bay, Charlestown, Dudley, Eleebana, Floraville, Gateshead, Gwandalan, Halekulani, Highfields, Jewells, Kahibah, Kotara South, Lake Haven, Lake Munmorah, Mannering Park, Nords Wharf, Redhead, San Remo, Summerland Point, Swansea, Tingira Heights, Valentine, Whitebridge, Windale and parts of Doyalson, Gorokan, Hillsborough and Warners Bay.

    Area: 205 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 96 947 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: coal mining, tourism, fishing, power stations, building industry and poultry farming.
    State electorates: Shortland includes the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Swansea, and parts of Charlestown and Wyong.

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