Hon Jamie Briggs MP

Jamie Briggs

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Member for Mayo, South Australia

Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4460
(02) 6277 8418

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shop 1, 72 Gawler Street
Mount Barker, SA, 5251

Postal address
PO Box 1601
Mount Barker, SA, 5251

(08) 8398 5566
(08) 8398 5577

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Mayo, South Australia at by-election 6.9.2008, vice the Hon. AJG Downer (resigned). Re-elected 2010 and 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development from 18.9.13 to 21.9.15.
  • Minister for Cities and the Built Environment from 21.9.15 to 29.12.15.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Health and Ageing from 25.9.08 to 4.6.09; Economics from 25.2.09 to 19.7.10.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 25.9.08 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 10.11.08 to 9.10.12.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Chairman, Scrutiny of Government Waste Committee from 14.9.10 to 18.9.13.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Supporting Families from 19.9.12 to 18.9.13.

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Party positions

  • Member, Liberal Party (SA) from 1999.
  • Member, Liberal Party State Council (SA) 2000-02.
  • Secretary, Liberal Party Mt Barker Branch 2008.

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  • Born 9.6.1977, Kyneton, Vic.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Employment relations adviser, Business SA 2000-02.
  • Research Assistant to the Hon. RI Lucas, MLC (SA) 2002-03.
  • Adviser to the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, the Hon. KJ Andrews, MP 2003-04.
  • Senior Adviser to the Prime Minister, the Hon. JW Howard, MP 2004-07.

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  • Description: rural.
    Location: Adelaide Hills and the Fleurieu Peninsula; it includes the centres of Bridgewater, Crafers, Echunga, Gumeracha, Hahndorf, Langhorne Creek, Lobethal, Macclesfield, Mt Barker, Myponga, Oakbank, Stirling, Strathalbyn, Victor Harbor, Woodside and Yankalilla, and parts of Birdwood. It also includes Kangaroo Island.
    Area: 9315 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 100 519 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: dairying, beef, sheep, apples, pears, cherries, smallgoods, Kanmantoo copper mines, Jupiter Creek goldfields, forestry, natural spring water, wine, cereals, tourism and the Woodside army barracks.
    State electorates: Mayo includes parts of the South Australian House of Assembly electorates of Bragg, Davenport, Finniss, Fisher, Hammond, Heysen, Kaurna, Kavel, Mawson, Morialta, Newland and Schubert.

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