Ms Gai Brodtmann 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 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2010. Re-elected 2013 and 2016.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 25.10.2010 to 9.5.2016.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; National Capital and External Territories from 25.10.2010 to 9.5.2016; Parliamentary Library from 2.12.2013 to 9.5.2016 (Joint Chair from 11.12.2013 to 9.5.2016); Public Accounts and Audit from 15.9.2016; National Capital and External Territories from 15.9.2016; National Broadband Network from 10.10.2016.
  • Joint Select: Gambling Reform from 14.3.2012 to 24.6.2013; DisabilityCare Australia from 19.6.2013 to 5.8.2013.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Defence from 18.10.2013 to 23.7.2016.
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Cyber Security and Defence from 23.7.2016.
Party positions
  • Various ACT ALP campaign, administrative and executive positions 1992-2009
  • Chair, ALP National Policy Committee 2011
Personal
  • Born 24.11.1963, Melbourne, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A (ANU)
  • B.PR (RMIT)
  • Grad.Cert.Bus (Monash)
  • Federal public servant and media adviser 1990-2000
  • Small business owner 2000-10
Electorate
  • Description: Inner Metropolitan
  • Location: southern Canberra and outskirts; it includes the suburbs of Deakin, Forrest, Parkes, Red Hill and Yarralumla, extending to Tuggeranong, Weston Creek and Woden Valley, and the outlying rural areas of Tharwa and Tidbinbilla. It also includes those Norfolk Island residents entitled to enrol.
  • Area: 2002 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 143231 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: retail and service industries, government and administration, agriculture, light industry and tourism. Territory electorates:
  • Electorate: Canberra includes the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly electorate of Brindabella and parts of Molonglo.