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Mr David Smith MP

Mr David Smith MP

Member for Bean, Australian Capital Territory

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

205 Anketell Street
Tuggeranong, ACT, 2900

Postal address

205 Anketell Street
Tuggeranong, ACT, 2900

Telephone:
(02) 6293 1344

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4346
Fax:
(02) 6277 8430

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Declared elected 23.5.2018 as a Senator for the Australian Capital Territory by the High Court of Australia, vice K Gallagher (disqualified under section 44(i) of the Constitution). Resigned 11.4.2019 to contest the House of Representatives division of Bean, ACT, 2019. Elected to the House of Representatives for Bean, Australian Capital Territory, 2019.
Committee service
  • Senate Select: Charity Fundraising in the 21st Century from 25.6.2018 to 14.2.2019; Electric Vehicles from 27.6.2018 to 30.1.2019.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Works from 23.7.2019.
  • Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 28.6.2018; Parliamentary Library from 11.11.2020.
Party positions
  • Senior Vice-President of the Australian Labor Party Territory Branch (ACT), 2016.
Personal
  • Born 25.3.1970, Canberra, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Hons) (Australian National University).
  • Senior Policy Officer at the Chief Minister's Directorate (ACT) from 2002 to 2005.
  • Manager of Industrial Relations at the Australian Federal Police Association from 2005 to 2007.
  • Director at Professionals Australia (ACT) from 2007 to 2018.
Electorate
  • Name: Bean
  • Location: The Division of Bean covers an area in the south of the ACT consisting of the Districts of: Booth, Coree, Cotter River, Mount Clear, Paddys River, Rendezvous Creek, Stromlo, Tennent, Tuggeranong, part of Jerrabomberra, part of Molonglo Valley, part of Weston Creek, and part of Woden Valley. The Division of Bean also includes Norfolk Island.
  • Area: 1,913 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 104,482 (at 12.6.2019)
  • Industries: Mainly residential with tourism, retail and some light industry at Hume.