Mr Stephen Jones MP

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Member for Whitlam, New South Wales

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shop 244
Stockland Shellharbour
Shellharbour, NSW, 2529

Postal address

PO Box 264
Shellharbour, NSW, 2529

Telephone:
(02) 4297 2285
Fax:
(02) 4297 2161

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4661
Fax:
(02) 6277 8548

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Throsby, New South Wales, 2010. Re-elected 2013 Elected to the House of Representatives for Whitlam, New South Wales, 2016, following electoral redistribution.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: National Broadband Network from 30.11.2016.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 4.12.2013 to 25.6.2015.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Economics from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Infrastructure and Communications from 25.10.2010 to 26.3.2014; Tax and Revenue from 4.12.2013 to 18.3.2014; Health from 18.4.2014 to 9.5.2016.
  • House of Representatives Select: Regional Development and Decentralisation from 13.6.2017 to 28.6.2018.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development and Infrastructure from 18.10.2013 to 4.3.2014.
  • Assistant Shadow Minister for Health from 4.3.2014 to 23.7.2016.
  • Shadow Minister for Regional Communications from 4.5.2016.
  • Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government from 23.7.2016.
Personal
  • Born 29.6.1965, Sydney, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A (Wollongong)
  • LL.B (Macq.)
  • Research officer, Australian Quadriplegic Association
  • Disability support worker and youth worker 1985-91
  • Various positions incl. NSW Branch Secretary and Communications Division Secretary, Community and Public Sector Union 1993-2004
  • Lawyer, Australian Council of Trade Unions 2004-05
  • National Secretary, Community and Public Sector Union 2005-10
Electorate
  • Description: Provincial
  • Location: south-eastern New South Wales south of Wollongong; it includes the centres of Alpine, Berrima, Bowral, Dapto, Dunmore, Fitzroy Falls, Kembla Grange, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Primbee, Robertson, Shellharbour, Sutton Forest, Unanderra, Welby and Werai (part).
  • Area: 1331 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 112051 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: mining, engineering, light and heavy manufacturing, transport, tourism, construction, dairy farming and retail industries.