Ms Justine Keay MP


Former Member

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Braddon, Tasmania, 2016. Resigned 10.5.2018. Elected to the House of Representatives for Braddon, Tasmania at by-election 2018, vice J Keay (resigned).
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Public Works from 15.9.2016 to 10.5.2018; Public Works from 10.9.2018.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture and Water Resources from 15.9.2016 to 10.5.2018 (Deputy Chair from 19.6.2017 to 10.5.2018); Agriculture and Water Resources from 10.9.2018.
Party positions
  • Member, ALP, from 2002
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference 2008
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2009
  • Member, ALP Administration Committee, 2009-12
  • Vice-President, Leven Branch ALP, 2009-11
  • President, Leven Branch ALP, 2011-12
  • Vice-President, Leven Branch ALP, 2013
  • President, Leven Branch ALP, 2014-16
  • Born 18.3.1975, Devonport, Australia
  • De facto
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A (U. Tas.)
  • B.Environmental Impact Assessment (Murdoch)
  • Post.Grad.Dip.Environmental Management (Murdoch)
  • Grad.Dip.Psych (Monash)
  • Assistant manager, Coles Supermarket, 1994-96
  • Traffic clerk, Southern Cross TV, 1996-99
  • Traffic clerk, WIN TV WA, 1999-2002
  • Administrative assistant, Hon. Bryan Green MHA, Minister for Environment, Water and Primary Industries (Tas.), 2002-04
  • Personal Assistant, Hon. BA Green MHA, Deputy Premier of Tasmania, 2004-05
  • Personal Assistant, Department for Constitutional Affairs (London, UK), 2005-06
  • Electorate Officer, 2007-13
  • Adviser, Hon. LT Giddings MHA, Premier of Tasmania, 2013-14
  • Electorate Officer, 2014-16
  • Description: Rural
  • Location: north-west and west Tasmania; it includes the cities of Burnie and Devonport, and the towns of Currie, Latrobe, Penguin, Queenstown, Rosebery, Smithton, Somerset, Stanley, Strahan, Ulverstone, Waratah, Wynyard and Zeehan. It also includes King Island.
  • Area: 20826 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 72529 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: forestry, fishing, aquaculture, kelp harvesting, dairying, beef cattle production; vegetable, poppy and pyrethrum growing; vegetable processing, cheese manufacture, sawmilling and wood chipping; mining and tourism; and the Burnie and Devonport sea ports.