Dr Andrew Southcott MP

Andrew Southcott

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Member for Boothby, South Australia

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
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 4283
Fax:
(02) 6277 8476

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 1, 724 Marion Road
Marion, SA, 5043

Postal address
Level 1, 724 Marion Road
Marion, SA, 5043

Telephone:
(08) 8374 0511
Fax:
(08) 8374 3071

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Email
Andrew.Southcott.MP@aph.gov.au
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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/A_Southcott_MP

Electorate details

Boothby electorate map

Boothby, South Australia

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Boothby, South Australia, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Environment, Recreation and the Arts from 30.5.96 to 31.8.98; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 30.5.96 to 31.8.98; Financial Institutions and Public Administration from 12.12.96 to 31.8.98; Economics, Finance and Public Administration from 8.12.98 to 31.8.04; Privileges (nominee of the Leader of the House) from 9.12.98 to 6.2.01; Ageing from 20.3.02 (Chair from 21.3.02) to 4.11.03; Health and Ageing from 3.2.10 to 19.7.10; Health from 4.12.13; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Education and Training from 11.3.08 to 3.2.10; Employment and Workplace Relations from 11.3.08 to 10.2.10.
  • Joint Statutory: National Crime Authority from 14.5.98 to 31.8.98; Corporations and Securities from 8.12.98 to 11.2.02; Public Accounts and Audit from 4.12.13 (Chair from 9.12.13); Public Works from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 26.6.96 to 31.8.98; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 4.9.97 to 11.2.02 and from 9.2.06 to 17.10.07; Treaties from 4.11.03 (Chair from 4.11.03) to 17.10.07; Migration from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade visit to Papua New Guinea, March 1999.
  • Member, Official Australian Observer Mission to the Indonesian Elections, June 1999.
  • Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to India and Bangladesh, November-December 2000.
  • Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to Indonesia and the Republic of Korea, July 2001.
  • Parliamentary Adviser, United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), New York, September-December 2005.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to China and Hong Kong, November 2009.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Malaysia and Sri Lanka, December 2011.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 6.12.07 to 8.12.09. Shadow Minister for Employment Participation and Apprenticeships and Training from 6.12.07 to 22.9.08; Shadow Minister for Employment Participation, Training and Sport from 22.9.08 to 8.12.09.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Health Services, Health and Wellbeing from 8.12.09 to 14.9.10; Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Primary Healthcare from 14.9.10 to 18.9.13.

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Party positions

  • President, Young Liberals Brighton-Glenelg Branch 1989.
  • President, Liberal Party Mitchell Branch 1994-95.
  • President, Boothby Federal Electorate Committee 1994.
  • Member, Liberal Party State Council (SA) 1994 and from 1996.

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Personal

  • Born 15.10.1967 at Adelaide, SA.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • MBBS, MBA (Adel), BEc (Flinders).
  • Medical practitioner 1991-95: Intern 1991; Resident medical officer 1992-93; Surgical registrar 1994-95.

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Electorate

  • Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: southern Adelaide; it includes the suburbs of Aberfoyle Park, Belair, Blackwood, Brighton, Daw Park, Eden Hills, Flagstaff Hill, Marion, Mitcham, Panorama, St Marys and Seacliff.
    Area: 130 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 104 032 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: major retailing, army camp and military barracks, tertiary education, several hospitals and various small industries.
    State electorates: Boothby includes the South Australian House of Assembly electorate of Waite, and parts of Ashford, Bright, Davenport, Elder, Fisher, Heysen, Mitchell and Morphett.

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