Mr Tony Zappia MP

Antonio Zappia

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Member for Makin, South Australia

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 4147
(02) 6277 8592

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

959 North East Road
Modbury, SA, 5092

Postal address
PO Box 775
Modbury, SA, 5092

(08) 8265 3100
(08) 8265 3900

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Parliamentary service

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

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Climate Change, Environment and the Arts from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Environment from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Education and Training from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Agriculture and Industry from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Health from 19.10.15 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 25.10.10 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 18.2.08 to 9.5.16; Human Rights from 13.2.13 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 25.10.10 to 24.6.13; Constitutional Recognition of Local Government from 26.11.12 to 13.3.13; Broadcasting Legislation from 14.3.13 to 24.6.13.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Manufacturing from 18.10.13 to 13.10.15.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health from 13.10.15.

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  • Born 13.6.1952, Italy.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Bank officer 1969-76.
  • Research assistant to Senator the Hon. JL Cavanagh 1976-81.
  • Fitness centre manager 1981-2007.

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Local government service

  • Councillor, City of Salisbury; Mayor 1997-2007.

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  • Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: north-eastern Adelaide; it includes the suburbs of Banksia Park, Fairview Park, Golden Grove, Greenwith, Gulfview Heights, Ingle Farm, Mawson Lakes, Modbury, Para Hills, Para Vista, Pooraka, Redwood Park, Ridgehaven, Salisbury East, Salisbury Heights, St Agnes, Surrey Downs, Tea Tree Gully, Valley View, Vista, Walkley Heights, Wynn Vale and Yatala Vale, and parts of Gepps Cross and Hope Valley.
    Area: 130 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 102 817 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: light manufacturing, commercial and retail industry, wineries, horse studs, hobby farming, poultry, brick making and tourism.
    State electorates: Makin includes the South Australian House of Assembly electorates of Playford and Wright, and parts of Florey, Little Para, Newland, Port Adelaide and Ramsay.

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