Ms Susan Templeman MP


Member for Macquarie, New South Wales

Deputy Chair of Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network
Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Ground Floor, 299 George Street
Windsor, NSW, 2756

Postal address

PO Box 855
Windsor, NSW, 2756

(02) 4573 8222
(02) 4573 8396
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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4784
(02) 6277 8459


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Macquarie, New South Wales, 2016. Re-elected 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 15.9.2016.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.9.2016 to 1.7.2019; National Broadband Network from 21.5.2018 to 10.9.2018; National Broadband Network from 23.7.2019 (Deputy Chair from 1.8.2019).
  • House of Representatives Standing: Communications and the Arts from 15.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Petitions from 29.7.2019.
Party positions
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party Macquarie Federal Electorate Council.
  • President of the Australian Labor Party Macquarie Federal Electorate Council from 2011 to 2016.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party State Conference (NSW) from 2012 to 2016.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2015.
  • Born 30.7.1963, Sydney, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Comm) (University of Technology, Sydney).
  • Journalist, Federal Parliament Press Gallery, 2UE, 1985-88.
  • Foreign Correspondent (New York), 2UE, 1988-89.
  • Foreign Correspondent (London), Austereo, 1989-90.
  • News Editor, London Broadcasting Corporation, 1989-90.
  • Media Relations, Telstra (then Telecom), 1990-91.
  • Media and Communications Trainer, 1991-2016.
  • Name: Macquarie
  • Location: Macquarie covers an area from the Hawkesbury and Nepean Rivers in the east, the City Councils of Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury border in the west. The Wollemi and Yengo National Parks form the northern border and the Coxs River, Lake Burragorang and Warragamba River form the southern border. Suburbs and towns include: Bilpin, Blackheath, Central Macdonald, Faulconbridge, Glenbrook, Katoomba, Lower Portland (part), Mellong, Mogo Creek, Mount Victoria, Mount Wilson, Richmond, Sackville (part), St. Albans and Windsor.
  • Area: 4,374 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 107,962 (at 5.6.2019)
  • Industries: Tourism, mixed farming, arts and crafts, horse breeding and training, printing and publishing, small manufacturing, higher education with the Western Sydney University Richmond Campus. Macquarie is also home to the Glenbrook and Richmond RAAF bases.