The Hon Joe Hockey MP

Joseph Hockey

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Member for North Sydney, New South Wales

Positions
The Treasurer
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Seating Plan: Seating map

Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7340
Fax:
(02) 6273 3420

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

100 Mount Street
(Cnr of Mount & Walker)
North Sydney, NSW, 2060

Postal address
PO Box 1107
North Sydney, NSW, 2059

Telephone:
(02) 9929 9822
Fax:
(02) 9929 9833

Electorate details

North Sydney electorate map

North Sydney, New South Wales

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for North Sydney, New South Wales, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Minister for Financial Services and Regulation from 21.10.98 to 26.11.01.
  • Minister for Small Business and Tourism from 26.11.01 to 26.10.04.
  • Minister for Human Services from 26.10.04 to 30.1.07.
  • Minister Assisting the Minister for Workplace Relations from 10.8.06 to 30.1.07.
  • Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations from 30.1.07 to 3.12.07.
  • Minister Assisting the Minister for the Public Service from 30.1.07 to 3.12.07.
  • Treasurer from 18.9.13.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Environment, Recreation and the Arts from 30.5.96 to 31.8.98; Financial Institutions and Public Administration from 29.5.96 to 31.8.98; Economics from 10.11.08 to 11.8.09.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Official visits to Hong Kong, March 1999; Hong Kong and the Philippines, April-May 1999; Thailand, June 1999; Samoa, July 1999; France, UK and USA, July 1999; Singapore and Japan, September-October 1999; Germany, France, the Netherlands, UK and Ireland, October-November 1999; USA and Canada, February-March 2000; Singapore, May 2000; Hong Kong, August 2000; Germany, Spain and UK, October 2000; USA, February 2001; New Zealand, September 2002; Indonesia, March 2003; Japan, Singapore, UK and USA, July 2003; Singapore, July 2003; China and Hong Kong, October-November 2003; Singapore, France, Armenia and UK, November 2005; Papua New Guinea, April 2006.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 6.12.07 to 18.9.13. Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing from 6.12.07 to 22.9.08; Shadow Minister for Finance, Competition Policy and Deregulation from 22.9.08 to 16.2.09; Shadow Treasurer from 16.2.09 to 18.9.13.
  • Manager of Opposition Business in the House from 12.2.08 to 16.2.09.

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Party positions

  • Former State President, Young Liberal Movement (NSW).

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Personal

  • Born 2.8.1965, Sydney, NSW.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA, LLB (Syd).
  • Director of Policy to the Premier of New South Wales.
  • Banking and finance lawyer, Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

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Electorate

  • Description: inner metropolitan.

    Location: central and lower northern Sydney; it includes the suburbs of Artarmon, Castle Cove, Cammeray, Castlecrag, Crows Nest, Greenwich, Henley, Hunters Hill, Huntleys Point, Kirribilli, Lane Cove, Lane Cove North, Lane Cove West, Lavender Bay, Linley Point, Longueville, McMahons Point, Milsons Point, Naremburn, North Willoughby, Northbridge, North Sydney, Northwood, Riverview, St Leonards, Waverton, Willoughby, Willoughby East, Wollstonecraft, Woolwich and parts of Chatswood, Chatswood West, Cremorne, Gladesville and Neutral Bay.

    Area: 48 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 101 202 (at 7.9.13).

    Industries: communications, property and business services, and wholesale and retail industries.

    State electorates: North Sydney includes parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Lane Cove, North Shore and Willoughby.

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