Mrs Louise Markus MP

Former Member

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 2371
Fax:
(02) 6277 8463

Electorate Office

Principal Office

Shop 24, Riverview Shopping Centre
227 George Street
Windsor, NSW, 2756

Postal address

PO Box 855
Windsor, NSW, 2756

Telephone:
(02) 4577 2631
Fax:
(02) 4577 2640

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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/L_Markus_MP

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Greenway, New South Wales, 2004 and 2007.
  • Re-elected following the 2009 electoral redistribution for Macquarie, New South Wales 2010 and 2013. Defeated at general elections 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Education and Vocational Training from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Family and Human Services from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Family, Community, Housing and Youth from 11.3.08 to 25.9.08; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 25.9.08 to 19.7.10; Migration from 25.10.10 to 9.5.16(Chair from 12.12.13 to 9.5.16).
  • Joint Select: Christmas Island Tragedy from 22.3.11 to 29.6.11.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration and Citizenship from 6.12.07 to 22.9.08.
  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 22.9.08 to 14.9.10. Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs from 22.9.08 to 14.9.10.
Party positions
  • Member, Liberal Party Windsor Branch.
Personal
  • Born 6.9.1958, Epping, New South Wales.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BSocW (UNSW).
  • Senior Social Worker, Dept of Social Security.
  • Manager, Family Support Services, Wesley Mission.
  • TAFE teacher.
  • Couple and family counsellor.
  • Manager, Family Counselling and Medical Centre.
Electorate
    Description: provincial.

    Location: Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury areas west of Sydney; it includes the centres of Blackheath, Blaxland, Bligh Park, Glenbrook, Katoomba, McGraths Hill, North Richmond, Pitt Town, Richmond, Springwood and Windsor.

    Area: 4374 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 100 681 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: tourism, mixed farming, arts and crafts, horse breeding and training, printing and publishing, small manufacturing, higher education, Glenbrook and Richmond RAAF bases.

    State electorates: Macquarie includes parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Blue Mountains, and parts of Hawkesbury and Penrith.