Mr Julian Leeser MP

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Member for Berowra, New South Wales

Positions
Chair of Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 11, 423 Pennant Hills Road
Pennant Hills, NSW, 2120

Postal address

PO Box 743
Pennant Hills, NSW, 1715

Telephone:
(02) 9980 1822
Fax:
(02) 9980 1833

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4826
Fax:
(02) 6277 8547

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Berowra, New South Wales, 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing:Employment, Education and Training from 14.9.16 to 28.2.17; Tax and Revenue from 14.9.16.
  • Joint Standing: Human Rights from 14.9.16; National Capital and External Territories from 14.9.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Intelligence and Security from 13.2.17.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 27.3.18 (Co-chair from 27.3.18).
Party positions
  • Member, Liberal Party, 1992-.
  • Vice President Berowra FEC, 2009-2016.
  • Secretary, Fox Valley Branch, 2010-2016.
  • President Hornsby SEC, 2014-2016.
  • Vice President, Liberal Party (NSW), 2015-2016.
Personal
  • Born 25.5.1976, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (Hons.), LLB (UNSW).
  • GAICD (AICD).
  • Associate, Hon IDF Callinan AC QC, High Court of Australia, 2000.
  • Company Director.
  • Advisor, Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business Hon. AJ Abbott MP, 2001.
  • Solicitor, Mallesons Stephen Jacques, 2002-2004.
  • Special Advisor, Attorney General Hon PM Ruddock, 2004-2006.
  • Visiting Fellow, Alfred A Taubman Centre for State and Local Government, John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2006-2007.
  • Executive Director, Menzies Research Centre, 2006-2012.
  • Senior Executive, Australian Catholic University, 2012-2016.
Local government service
  • Member, Woollahra Municipal Council, 1995-1999.
  • Elected Delegate, Constitutional Convention, 1998.
  • Member, Official Government No Case Committee, 1999.
Electorate
  • Description: outer metropolitan.
  • Location: north-western Sydney; it includes the suburbs of Annangrove, Arcadia, Berowra, Brooklyn, Cattai, Cherrybrook, Cowan, Dangar Island, Galston, Glenorie, Hornsby (part), Maroota, Middle Dural, Mount Colah (part), Mount Kuring-gai, Pennant Hills, Westleigh, West Pennant Hills and Wisemans Ferry.
  • Area: 786 sq km.
  • Electors enrolled: 105 245 (at 2.7.16).
  • Industries: fishing and oyster farming, retail, service and various small industries including hobby farming, citrus fruit orchards, poultry farming, horticulture and tourism.
Publications
  • State Policy Perspectives, (editor), Canberra: Menzies Research Centre, 2006.
  • Don't Leave Us With the Bill, (co-editor with R Haddrick), Canberra: Menzies Research Centre, 2009.
  • State of the Nation: aspects of Australian public policy, (co-editor with D Markwell and R Thompson), Victoria: Connor Court, 2013.
  • The Australian Declaration of Recognition, (with Damien Freeman), 2015.