Dr Kerryn Phelps AM

Dr Kerryn Phelps AM

Former Member

House of Representatives


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Wentworth, New South Wales at by-election 2018, vice the Hon. M Turnbull (resigned). Defeated at general elections, 2019.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Independent. Served: 20.10.2018 to 18.05.2019
  • Born: 14.12.1957, Sydney, Australia
  • Gender: Female
  • Marital Status: Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • MBBS (University of Sydney).
  • Fellow.
  • Health commentator.
  • Health writer.
  • Author.
  • Medical Practitioner from 1981 to 2019.
Local Government service
  • City of Sydney Councillor from 2016 to 2019.
  • City of Sydney Deputy Lord Mayor from 2016 to 2017.
  • Name: Wentworth
  • Location: eastern Sydney; it includes the suburbs of Bellevue Hill, Bondi, Clovelly (part), Darlinghurst (part), Darling Point, Dover Heights, Elizabeth Bay, Moore Park, Paddington, Point Piper, Rose Bay, Vaucluse, Watsons Bay and Waverley.
  • Area: 38 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 102,782 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: finance, property, service, wholesale and retail trade, tourism, education, sport and recreation.
  • Includes:
  • Awarded the Centenary Medal, 1.1.2001.
  • Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia, 13.6.2011.
  • General Practice: the Integrative Approach, Elsevier, 2010.
  • Ultimate Wellness: the Three Step Plan, Pan Macmillan, 2013.
  • The Cancer Recovery Guide, Pan Macmillan, 2015.
  • The Mystery Gut, Pan Macmillan, 2017.

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