Mrs Louise Markus MP

Louise Markus

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Member for Macquarie, New South Wales

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
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 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
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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/L_Markus_MP

Electorate details

Macquarie electorate map

Macquarie, New South Wales

Biography

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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.

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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.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 25.9.08 to 19.7.10; Migration from 25.10.10.
  • Joint Select: Christmas Island Tragedy from 22.3.11 to 29.6.11.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Official visit to France, November 2008.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Papua New Guinea and East Timor, October-November 2008.

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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.

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Party positions

  • Member, Liberal Party Windsor Branch.

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Personal

  • Born 6.9.1958, Epping, New South Wales.
  • Married.

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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.

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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.

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