Ms Justine Keay MP

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Former Member

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Biography

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). Defeated at the general election, 2019.
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 of the Australian Labor Party from 2002.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party State Conference, 2008.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2009.
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party Administrative Committee from 2009 to 2012.
  • Vice-President of the Australian Labor Party Leven Branch from 2009 to 2011.
  • President of the Australian Labor Party Leven Branch from 2011 to 2012.
  • Vice-President of the Australian Labor Party Leven Branch, 2013.
  • President of the Australian Labor Party Leven Branch from 2014 to 2016.
Personal
  • Born 18.3.1975, Devonport, Australia
  • De facto
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BEnvironmentalImpactAssessment (Murdoch University)
  • PostGradDipEnvMgt (Murdoch University)
  • BA (University of Tasmania)
  • GradDipPsych (Monash University)
  • 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
Local government service
  • Alderman, Devonport City Council from 2009 to 2016.
Electorate
  • Description: Braddon
  • 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: 20,826 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 72,529 (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.