Ms Julie Owens MP

Julie Owens

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Member for Parramatta, 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 4134
(02) 6277 8433

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 1
25 Smith Street (Entry via Macquarie Street)
Parramatta, NSW, 2150

Postal address
Suite 1, 25 Smith Street (Entry via Macquarie Street)
Parramatta, NSW, 2150

(02) 9689 1455
(02) 9689 3813

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Electorate details

Parramatta electorate map

Parramatta, New South Wales


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Parliamentary service

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

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Parliamentary positions

  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 24.5.12 to 5.8.13.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Communications, Information Technology and the Arts from 2.12.04 to 17.10.07; Economics from 19.2.08 to 27.06.13; Procedure from 19.2.08 to 5.8.13; Publications from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Appropriations and Administration from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Education and Employment from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: Corporations and Financial Services from 18.2.08 to 19.7.10 and from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Education from 18.10.13 to 13.10.15.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business from 18.10.13.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education from 13.10.15.

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  • Born 17.10.1958, Rockhampton, Qld.
  • Single.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA (Qld Conservatorium of Music), MBA (Syd).
  • Production Manager, Lyric Opera of Queensland 1985-89.
  • Senior Program Officer, Australia Council 1989-93.
  • Small business owner 1994-2000.
  • Chief Executive Officer, Association of Independent Record Labels 2000-04.

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  • Description: inner metropolitan.
    Location: north western Sydney; it includes the suburbs of Constitution Hill, Dundas Valley, Granville, Harris Park, Holroyd, Mays Hill, North Parramatta, Oatlands, Old Toongabbie, Parramatta, Rosehill, Rydalmere, Telopea, Wentworthville, Westmead and parts of Dundas, Ermington, Guildford, Merrylands, Merrylands West, Northmead, North Rocks, Pendle Hill, South Granville and South Wentworthville.

    Area: 56 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 98 602 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: retail, financial services, transport, building materials, tourism.

    State electorates: Parramatta includes parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Baulkham Hills, Granville, Parramatta, Prospect and Seven Hills.

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