The Hon Julie Collins MP

Julie Collins

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Member for Franklin, Tasmania

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4107
Fax:
(02) 6277 2321

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

18 Ross Avenue
Rosny Park, TAS, 7018

Postal address
PO Box 38
Rosny Park, TAS, 7018

Telephone:
(03) 6244 1222
Fax:
(03) 6244 1211

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www.aph.gov.au/J_Collins_MP

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Franklin, Tasmania, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Community Services from 14.9.10 to 14.12.11.
  • Minister for Community Services from 14.12.11 to 18.9.13.
  • Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development from 14.12.11 to 18.9.13.
  • Minister for the Status of Women from 14.12.11 to 18.9.13.
  • Minister for Housing and Homelessness from 1.7.13 to 18.9.13.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Communications from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Education and Training from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Family, Community, Housing and Youth from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 14.10.13. Shadow Minister for Regional Development and Local Government and Shadow Minister for Employment Services from 18.10.13.

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Party positions

  • Member, ALP from 1988.
  • Member, ALP State Campaign Committee (Tas.) 1996-2002; Member, ALP Federal Campaign Committee 1996-2007.
  • State President, Australian Young Labor (Tas.) 1996.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Tas.) 2000-07; Delegate, ALP National Conference 2004 and 2007.
  • Member, ALP Administrative Committee from 2004.
  • State Secretary, ALP (Tas.) 2006-07.

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Personal

  • Born 3.7.1971, Hobart, Tas.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Business Administration Cert IV (TAFE Tasmania).
  • Administrative Officer, ALP (Tas.) 1987-90.
  • Administrative Assistant, Minister for Health's Office 1990-92.
  • Administrative Officer, Department of Health 1992-93.
  • Administrative Officer to the Leader of the Opposition (Tas.), the Hon. MW Field, MHA 1993-94.
  • Electorate Officer to Senator J Coates 1995-96.
  • Adviser to Senator SM Mackay 1996-98.
  • Business Support Officer, Hydro Tasmania 1998.
  • Personal Assistant and Adviser to the Premier of Tasmania, the Hon. JA Bacon, MHA 1998-2003.
  • Manager, Ministerial Unit, Department of Tourism, Parks, Heritage and the Arts (Tas.) 2003-05.
  • Adviser to Senator CL Brown 2005-06.
  • State Secretary, ALP (Tas.) 2006-07.

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Electorate

  • Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: southern Tasmania; it includes the centres of Blackmans Bay, Clarence, Cygnet, Dover, Franklin, Geeveston, Huonville, Margate, Richmond and Snug, and parts of Kingston. It also includes Bruny Island.

    Area: 6514 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 73 593 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: apples, pears, small fruits, aquaculture, fishing, beef cattle, sheep, forestry, cottage industry, vineyards and tourism.
    State electorates: Franklin is co-extensive with the Tasmanian House of Assembly electorate of the same name.

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