Ms Sarah Henderson MP

Member for Corangamite, Victoria

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4172
Fax:
(02) 6277 2043

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

3A/195 Colac Rd
Waurn Ponds, VIC, 3216

Postal address

3A/195 Colac Rd
Waurn Ponds, VIC, 3216

Telephone:
(03) 5243 1444
Fax:
(03) 5243 1666

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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/S_Henderson_MP

Electorate details

Corangamite, Victoria

Electorate map
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Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Corangamite, Victoria, 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 12.2.15 to 9.5.16.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Health from 4.12.13 to 9.9.15; Publications from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Communications and the Arts from 14.9.16; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 14.9.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 11.2.15 to 25.6.15.
  • Joint Standing: National Disability Insurance Scheme from 14.9.16.
Party positions
  • Campaign volunteer, Liberal Party from 1982.
  • Member, Liberal Party from 2007.
  • Member, Liberal Party Belmont Branch from 2009; Barwon Region Professionals Branch from 2012.
  • Member, Liberal Women's Council (Geelong section) from 2009.
  • Secretary, Coalition Backbench Policy Committee on Social Services.
  • Member, Coalition Backbench Policy Committee on Communications, Legal Affairs and Industry.
Personal
  • Born 4.4.1964, Geelong, Vic.
  • Partner.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • LLB(Hons)(Monash).
  • Admitted to Supreme Court of Victoria as solicitor and barrister 1999.
  • Reporter, 7 News Melbourne 1982-85.
  • Reporter/presenter, 9 News Brisbane 1985-86.
  • Reporter/presenter, 10 News Melbourne 1987-88.
  • Reporter/presenter, ABC-TV (The Investigators, Holiday, 7.30 Report) 1989-97.
  • Articled clerk/solicitor, Allens Arthur Robinson 1998-99 and 2001-02.
  • Attorney, News Corporation New York 1999-2000.
  • Principal, Kudos Management 2002-04.
  • Network Business Manager, Network Ten 2004-06.
  • Head of Business Affairs, National Indigenous Television 2008-09.
  • Senior Consultant, Clifton Group 2011.
Electorate
    Description: provincial.
    Location: south western Victoria; it includes the outer southern Geelong suburbs of Barwon Heads, Belmont, Grovedale, Highton and Ocean Grove, and the towns of Anglesea, Apollo Bay, Colac, Inverleigh, Lorne, Torquay and Winchelsea.
    Area: 7 624 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 110 277 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: beef and dairy cattle, crops, fishing, forestry, sheep, horticultural and organic farming, food processing, manufacturing, retail and tourism.
    State electorates: Corangamite includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of South Barwon, and parts of Bellarine, Buninyong, Geelong and Polwarth.
Honours
  • Walkley Award for Best Coverage of a Current Story 1996.
  • Golden Quill Award 1996.