Hon Justine Elliot MP

Maria Elliot

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Member for Richmond, New South Wales

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 4554
(02) 6277 8520

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 6, Hallmark Centre, 107-111 Minjungbal Drive
Tweed Heads South, NSW, 2486

Postal address
PO Box 6996
Tweed Heads South, NSW, 2486

(07) 5523 4371
(07) 5523 4379

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Electorate details

Richmond electorate map

Richmond, New South Wales


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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Richmond, New South Wales, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Minister for Ageing from 3.12.07 to 14.9.10.
  • Parliamentary Secretary for Trade from 14.9.10 to 4.2.13.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Health and Ageing from 2.12.04 to 17.10.07; Regional Australia from 6.2.13 to 9.5.16; Publications from 14.5.13 to 9.5.16; Petitions from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16 (Deputy Chair from 11.12.13 to 9.5.16).
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 6.2.13 to 14.5.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Law Enforcement from 5.12.13 to 16.7.14; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 16.7.14 to 9.5.16.

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Party positions

  • Member, ALP from 1995.
  • President, ALP Tweed Coast Branch 2003-04.

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  • Born 29.7.1967, Brisbane, Qld.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA (Qld), GradDip in Human Resources and Industrial Relations (Griffith).
  • Police officer 1990-97.
  • Juvenile Justice Conference Convener, NSW Dept of Juvenile Justice 2002-03.

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  • Description: rural.

    Location: New South Wales north coast; it includes the towns of Bangalow, Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay, Kingscliff, Lennox Head, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah, Nimbin, Ocean Shores, Pottsville, Suffolk Park and Tweed Heads.

    Area: 2768 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 97 421 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: Tourism, commercial fishing, agriculture including dairy, beef cattle, tropical fruits, sugarcane, coffee and macadamia nuts, sugar processing, timber, light engineering, boat building and cottage industries.

    State electorates: Richmond includes the New South Wales Assembly electorate of Tweed, and parts of Ballina and Lismore.

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