Ms Sarah Henderson MP

Sarah Henderson

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Member for Corangamite, Victoria

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 4172
(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

(03) 5243 1444
(03) 5243 1666

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Corangamite, Victoria, 2013.

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Parliamentary positions

  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 12.2.15.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Health from 4.12.13 to 9.9.15; Publications from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 11.2.15 to 25.6.15.

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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.

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  • Born 4.4.1964, Geelong, Vic.
  • Partner.

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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.

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  • 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: 7624 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 101 640 (at 7.9.13).
    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.

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  • Walkley Award for Best Coverage of a Current Story 1996.
  • Golden Quill Award 1996.

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