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Ms Alicia Payne MP

Ms Alicia Payne MP

Member for Canberra

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

221 London Circuit
Canberra, ACT, 2601

Postal address

221 London Circuit
Canberra, ACT, 2601

(02) 6247 8475

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4168
(02) 6277 8421


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 9.9.2019 to 27.8.2020; Public Accounts and Audit from 25.2.2021.
  • Joint Standing: National Disability Insurance Scheme from 23.7.2019 to 2.9.2020; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 25.2.2021.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Secretary of the Australian Labor Party First Nations Caucus Committee from 2019.
Party positions
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party Administrative Committee (ACT Branch) from 2010 to 2019.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference from 2011.
  • Junior Vice-President of the Australian Labor Party (ACT Branch) from 2016 to 2018.
  • Born 24.7.1982, Canberra, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BEc(Hons-Political Economy) (University of Sydney).
  • Research Fellow at the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling from 2005 to 2009.
  • Research Adviser to the Hon. L Tanner MP, Minister for Finance from 2009 to 2010.
  • Policy Analyst at the Commonwealth Treasury from 2010 to 2015.
  • Senior Adviser on Social Policy to Hon. W Shorten MP, Leader of the Opposition from 2015 to 2016.
  • Chief of Staff to Hon. J Macklin MP, Shadow Minister for Social Services from 2016 to 2018.
  • Name: Canberra
  • Location: The Division of Canberra covers an area in central ACT consisting of the Districts of: Canberra Central, Kowen, Majura, part of Belconnen, part of Jerrabomberra, part of Molonglo Valley, part of Weston Creek, and part of Woden Valley.
  • Area: 312 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 95,348 (at 7.6.2019)
  • Industries: Mainly residential with tourism, retail and some light industry at Fyshwick and Beard.
  • NATSEM Income and Wealth Report Issue 14 - Trends in Effective Marginal Tax Rates 1996-97 to 2006-07 (co-authored with A Harding, Q Ngu Vu and R Percival), AMP, 2006.
  • NATSEM Income and Wealth Report 15 - Tomorrow's consumers (co-authored with A Harding and Q Ngu Vu), AMP, 2006.
  • What Price the Clever Country? - The Costs of Tertiary Education in Australia (co-authored with R Percival), AMP, 2008.
  • Expenditure of Low Income Households in the ACT (co-authored with Q Ngu Vu), ACT Council of Social Service, 2008.
  • Consumers in 2020, (co-authored by Q Ngu Vu); in Transitions: Pathways Towards Sustainable Urban Development in Australia (edited by P Newton), CSIRO, 2008.
  • A Rising Tide? Income Inequality, the Social Safety Net and the Labour Market in Australia (co-authored with A Harding and Q Ngu Vu), in Laggards and Leaders in Labour Market Reform: Comparing Australia and Japan (edited by J Corbett, A Daly, H Matsushige and D Taylor), Routledge, 2009.
  • NATSEM Income and Wealth Report 23 - Healthy, Wealthy and Wise?: The Relationship Between Health, Employment and Earnings in Australia (co-authored with B Nepal and L Brown), AMP, 2009.

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