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Ms Jann McFarlane

Ms  Jann McFarlane

Former Member

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Stirling, Western Australia, 1998. Re-elected 2001. Defeated at general elections 2004.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Publications served from 8.12.1998 to 31.8.2004
  • Joint Statutory: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings served from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004
Conferences, delegations and visits
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Malaysia, January 2003.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to China, January 2004.
Party positions
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party from 1978.
  • Born: 22.5.1944, Sydney, Australia
  • Gender: Female
  • Marital Status: Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (Macquarie University).
  • Clerk, secretary and barmaid from 1960 to 1972.
  • Community worker from 1972 to 1998.
  • Name: Stirling
  • Location: northern Perth; it includes the suburbs of Balcatta, Balga, Carine, Gwelup, Hamersley, Innaloo, Karrinyup, Mirrabooka, Nollamara, Stirling and Westminster, and parts of Doubleview, Dianella, North Beach, Scarborough, Woodlands and Yokine.
  • Area: 76 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 85,975 (at 10.11.2001)
  • Industries: light industries, market gardens, boat building, shoe factories, food processing, clothing and chemical production.
  • Includes: Stirling includes the Western Australian Legislative Assembly electorate of Nollamara, and parts of Carine, Churchlands, Girrawheen, Innaloo and Yokine.

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