Dr Fiona Martin

Dr Fiona Martin

Former Member

Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Reid, New South Wales, 2019. Defeated at general elections, 2022.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Select: Mental Health and Suicide Prevention served from 15.2.2021 to 23.2.2021; Mental Health and Suicide Prevention served as Chair from 24.2.2021 to 24.11.2021
  • House of Representatives Standing: Health, Aged Care and Sport served from 4.7.2019 to 11.4.2022; Social Policy and Legal Affairs served from 11.6.2020 to 31.3.2021
  • Joint Select: Australia's Family Law System served from 14.10.2019 to 22.11.2021
  • Joint Standing: Migration served from 23.7.2019 to 28.11.2019; National Disability Insurance Scheme served from 23.7.2019 to 11.4.2022
Parliamentary party positions
  • Liberal Party of Australia. Served: 18.05.2019 to 21.05.2022
Party positions
  • President of Young Liberals Earlwood Branch (NSW).
Other positions
  • Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA).
  • Psychology Board of Australia endorsed area of practice in Educational and Developmental Psychology.
  • Born: 16.11.1977, Darlinghurst, Australia
  • Gender: Female
  • Marital Status: Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (Psych/Gov/PubAdmin) (University of Sydney).
  • GradDipSci(Psych) (University of Sydney).
  • PhD (Med) (University of Sydney).
  • DipHRMgmt (Sydney Institute of Technology).
  • Early Intervention Therapist from 1999 to 2002.
  • Tutor (Problem Based Learning) in the Medical Education Unit, University of Sydney from 2002 to 2004.
  • Psychologist/Researcher at the Centre for Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, University of Sydney from 2002 to 2004.
  • Research Assistant at the School of Psychology, University of Sydney, 2003.
  • Psychologist at the Diagnostic Assessment Service and School Outreach Service of Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) from 2003 to 2006.
  • Founder/Director of the Sydney Psychology Centre (formerly Sydney Child Psychology Centre) from 2006 to 2019.
  • Honorary Associate at the Faculty of Medicine and Health, Central Clinical School, University of Sydney from 2015 to 2019.
  • Special Advisor at the Little Blue Dinosaur Foundation from 2016 to 2019.
  • Casual Lecturer at Western Sydney University from 2016 to 2018.
  • Ambassador/Expert at Life Education Australia, 2019.
  • Name: Reid
  • Location: Reid covers an area from the Parramatta River in the north, Drummoyne and Rodd Point in the east, Silverwater, Auburn (part) and Lidcombe (part) in the west and Strathfield, Burwood and Croydon in the south. The main suburbs include Abbotsford, Auburn (part), Burwood, Cabarita, Chiswick, Concord, Croydon, Drummoyne, Five Dock, Homebush, Lidcombe (part), Mortlake, Newington, Rodd Point, Russell Lea, Silverwater, Strathfield, Sydney Olympic Park and Wareemba.
  • Area: 55 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 108,876 (at 7.6.2019)
  • Industries: Light industry, commercial retail and engineering works. Wholesale and retail trades, including Sydney Markets.
  • Hayes, S. C. and Martin, F. Consumers with intellectual disabilities and perceptions of interactions with banks. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. Vol 11, Issue 9, 2002.
  • Howie, P., Barbouttis, F., Schmidhofer, K., Bjelosovic, D., and McInnes, K. 'Draw me what happened!' The effects of drawing and social support on young children's memory for past events. The Australian Journal of Psychology, Vol 54, Supplement: Combined Abstracts, 2002.
  • Hayes, S.C., Atkins, J. and Barbouttis, F. Consumers with Intellectual Disabilities: Interactions with Banks and other Financial Service Providers. Report to the Consumer Education Trust Fund, 2002.
  • Hayes, S., Barbouttis, F., and Hayes, S.C. Anti-libidinal medication and people with disabilities: long term follow up of outcomes following third party consent to medication for problematic sexual behaviour. Report to the Criminology Research Council, 2003.
  • Hayes, S.C., Barbouttis, F., and Hayes, C. Problematic sexual behaviour, cognitive disability and use of medication. The Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2003.
  • Martin, F and Hayes, S. Interpersonal self-efficacy and problematic behaviour in high-functioning Autism and Asperger's Disorder. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. Vol 48, Issue 4-5, p.337, 2004.
  • Martin, F. A psychological intervention for children who have a parent with cancer: Impact of internal locus of control and parental stress. Journal of Psychiatry. Vol 20, Issue 4, p.30, 2017.

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