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Mrs Natasha Griggs MP

Mrs Natasha Griggs MP

Former Member

Party
Country Liberal Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Solomon, Northern Territory, 2010. Re-elected 2013. Defeated at general elections 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member of the Speaker's Panel from 14.11.2013 to 9.5.2016.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 20.8.2012 to 5.8.2013; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 2.2.2016 to 9.5.2016.
  • Joint Select: Australia's Immigration Detention Network from 16.8.2011 to 30.3.2012; Northern Australia from 9.12.2013 to 9.5.2016.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs (Aboriginal Affairs before 4.5.1992) from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Petitions from 10.2.2015 to 9.5.2016.
Personal
  • Born 24.1.1969, Adelaide, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BBus (Northern Territory University).
  • GradCertBus (University of Sydney).
  • Various Government Positions (NT) from 1990 to 1999.
  • Manager at Dialog Information Technology (NT) from 1999 to 2003.
  • Relationship Manager at CSM Technology from 2003 to 2005.
  • Manager at Fujitsu Australia (NT) from 2005 to 2007.
  • Manager at SRA Information Technology (NT) from 2007 to 2009.
  • Government Project Manager (NT) from 2009 to 2010.
Local Government service
  • Alderman, City of Palmerston from 2008 to 2009.
  • Deputy Mayor, City of Palmerston from 2009 to 2010.
Electorate
  • Name: Solomon
  • Location: Darwin and urban fringes; it includes the cities of Darwin and Palmerston and the unincorporated areas of the Darwin Rates Act Area and East Arm.
  • Area: 337 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 69,938 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: tourism, mining, horticulture, fishing and light industry. Territory electorates: Solomon includes the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly electorates of Blain, Brennan, Casuarina, Fannie Bay, Fong Lim, Johnston, Karama, Nightcliff, Port Darwin, Sanderson, Wanguri and parts of Drysdale and Nelson.
  • Includes: