Ms Justine Keay MP

Member for Braddon, Tasmania

Positions
Deputy Chair of Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources
Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shop 2-32 Wilmot Street
Burnie, TAS, 7320

Postal address

PO Box 908
Burnie, TAS, 7320

Telephone:
(03) 6431 1333

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4626
Fax:
(02) 6277 8445

Connect with Ms Justine Keay MP

Websites

Alternative URL

https://www.aph.gov.au/J_Keay_MP

Electorate details

Braddon, Tasmania

Electorate map
Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Braddon, Tasmania, 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture and Water Resources from 15.9.16; Public Works from 15.9.16.
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; 2013.
  • President, Leven Branch ALP, 2011-12; 2014-16.
Personal
  • Born 18.3.1975, Devonport, Tas.
  • De Facto.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (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, Department for Constitutional Affairs (London, UK), 2005-06.
  • Personal Assistant, Hon. BA Green MHA, Deputy Premier of Tasmania, 2004-05.
  • Adviser, Hon. LT Giddings MHA, Premier of Tasmania, 2013-14.
  • Electorate Officer, 2007-13; 2014-16.
Electorate
    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: 20 826 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 72 529 (at 2.7.16).
    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.