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Ms Cassandra Fernando MP

Ms Cassandra Fernando MP

Member for Holt

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shop 7, 1060 Thompsons Road
Cranbourne West, VIC, 3977

Telephone:
(03) 8790 0556

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4706

Speeches

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Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Holt, Victoria, 2022.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Employment, Education and Training served from 28.7.2022 to present
  • Joint Standing: Migration served from 28.7.2022 to present; Parliamentary Library served from 28.7.2022 to present
Party positions
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party Administration Committee from 2019 to 2020.
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party Rules Revision Committee from 2019 to 2020.
  • Proxy Member of the Australian Labor Party Campaign Committee from 2019 to 2020.
Personal
  • Born: 18.9.1987, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Gender: Female
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Cert III(CommCook) (Box Hill TAFE).
  • Cert IV(Patisserie) (William Angliss).
  • DipHospMgmt (William Angliss).
  • Shop Assistant at Woolworths from 2002 to 2017.
  • Pastry Chef from 2008 to 2017.
  • Trade Union Official from 2017 to 2022.
Electorate
  • Name: Holt
  • Location: The Division of Holt consists of part of the Casey City Council.
  • Area: 266 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 106,812 (at 5.6.2019)
  • Industries: Light industry, retail, education and training, manufacturing, health care and construction.

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