Mrs Ann Sudmalis MP

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Former Member

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Gilmore, New South Wales, 2013. Re-elected 2016. Retired at the expiration of term, 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Corporations and Financial Services from 11.2.2015 to 2.2.2016; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 14.9.2016; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 14.9.2016.
  • Joint Select: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse from 5.2.2018.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Education and Employment from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Health from 4.12.2013 to 2.2.2016; Indigenous Affairs from 14.9.2016 (Chair from 25.1.2018); Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 15.6.2017 (Supplementary member from ).
Party positions
  • Member of the Liberal Party from 2006.
  • Vice-President of the Liberal Party State Electorate Council from 2009 to 2011.
  • Delegate to the Liberal Party Women's Council from 2010 to 2012.
  • Treasurer of the Liberal Party local branch from 2010 to 2012.
Personal
  • Born 16.9.1955, Milton, Australia
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BSc (Australian National University)
  • CertIVVisualArts (default)
  • DipEd (Campaspe College of Adult Education)
  • MEd (Charles Sturt University)
  • Waitress, cook, cleaner 1974-77
  • High school science teacher 1979-88
  • Company director, family manufacturing business 1988-2003
  • Volunteer teacher, India 2003
  • Company director, family manufacturing business 2004-05
  • Community art teacher 2006
  • Electorate officer 2007-12
  • Tutor, University of Wollongong 2011
Local government service
  • Councillor, Kiama Municipal Council from 1995 to 1999.
Electorate
  • Location: south-eastern New South Wales; it includes the towns and suburbs of Bawley Point, Batemans Bay, Berry, Callala Bay, Cunjurong, Currarong, Fishermans Paradise, Gerroa, Kiama, Malua Bay, Mogo, Moruya, Nowra, Sussex Inlet, Tomerong, Tuross Head, and Ulladulla.
  • Area: 6,342 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 115,878 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: tourism, timber, dairy and beef cattle, paper mill, brickworks, light engineering, dairy products, steel fabrication and fishing.