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Ms Celia Hammond

Ms Celia Hammond

Former Member

Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Curtin, Western Australia, 2019. Defeated at general elections, 2022.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Select: Social Media and Online Safety served from 21.12.2021 to 15.3.2022
  • House of Representatives Standing: Employment, Education and Training served from 4.7.2019 to 11.4.2022; Indigenous Affairs served from 4.7.2019 to 11.4.2022; Economics served from 27.8.2020 to 11.4.2022
  • Joint Select: Implementation of the National Redress Scheme served from 10.2.2020 to 11.4.2022; Parliamentary Standards served from 11.3.2022 to 11.4.2022
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights served from 4.7.2019 to 11.4.2022; Corporations and Financial Services served from 4.7.2019 to 15.2.2021; Intelligence and Security served from 3.2.2021 to 11.4.2022
  • Born: 22.11.1968, Northam, Australia
  • Gender: Female
  • Marital Status: Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • LLB(Hons) (University of Western Australia).
  • LLM (University of Western Australia).
  • Solicitor from 1992 to 1994.
  • Legal Academic from 1994 to 2003.
  • Legal Counsel from 2003 to 2008.
  • University Vice Chancellor from 2008 to 2019.
  • Name: Curtin
  • Location: Curtin covers an area west of Perth, bordered by the Indian Ocean in the west and the Swan River in the south. The suburbs include Churchlands, City Beach, Claremont, Cottesloe, Crawley, Daglish, Dalkeith, Doubleview, Floreat, Glendalough, Herdsman, Innaloo, Jolimont, Karrakatta, Karrinyup (part), Mount Claremont, Mosman Park, Osborne Park (part), Nedlands, Peppermint Grove, Scarborough (part), Shenton Park, Swanbourne, Subiaco, West Leederville, Wembley, Wembley Downs and Woodlands.
  • Area: 98 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 100,422 (at 11.6.2019)
  • Industries: Industries include medical, education, retail, recreation, light industrial, professional services, commercial, and hospitality.
  • Honorary Doctorate from the University of Portland, 2017.

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