Mr Nick Champion MP

Nicholas Champion

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Member for Wakefield, South Australia

Party
Australian Labor Party
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 4451
Fax:
(02) 6277 8511

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Email
Nick.Champion.MP@aph.gov.au
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Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/N_Champion_MP

Electorate details

Wakefield electorate map

Wakefield, South Australia

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Wakefield, South Australia, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Industry, Science and Innovation from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Primary Industries and Resources from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Infrastructure and Communications from 14.3.12 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Crime Commission from 18.2.08 to 19.7.10; Public Works from 18.2.08 to 19.7.10.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 25.10.10; Parliamentary Library from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Select: Gambling Reform from 21.10.10 to 14.3.12; Parliamentary Budget Office from 23.11.10 to 23.3.11; Christmas Island Tragedy from 22.3.11 to 29.6.11.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to France and Romania, October 2011.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Timor-Leste and Indonesia, November 2011.

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Party positions

  • Caucus Secretary, Federal Parliamentary Labor Party from 2010.
  • President, ALP (SA) 2005-06.

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Personal

  • Born 27.2.1972, Elizabeth, SA.
  • Engaged.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA, GradDip in Communication (SA).
  • Occupational health and safety officer, training officer and organiser, Shop Distributive and Allied Employees' Association.
  • Sport and Recreation Policy Adviser to the Hon. M Wright, MHA (SA).

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Electorate

  • Description: rural.
    Location: north and east of Adelaide; it includes the centres of Balaklava, Clare, Craigmore, Elizabeth, Freeling, Gawler, Kapunda, Mallala, Munno Parra, Riverton, Tarlee, Virginia and Williamstown, and parts of Salisbury and Port Wakefield.
    Area: 6407 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 103 393 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: commercial, retail and technology-based industry, defence, Edinburgh RAAF Base, automotive manufacturing, cereal crops, sheep, cattle, market gardens and viticulture.
    State electorates: Wakefield includes the South Australian Legislative Assembly electorate of Napier, and parts of Frome, Goyder, Light, Little Para, Ramsay, Schubert, Stuart and Taylor.

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