Mr Stephen Jones MP

Member for Whitlam, New South Wales

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

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Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

2/1 Bong Bong Road
Dapto, NSW, 2530

Postal address

PO Box 864
Dapto, NSW, 2530

Telephone:
(02) 4262 6122
Fax:
(02) 4262 6155

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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

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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

https://www.aph.gov.au/S_Jones_MP

Electorate details

Whitlam, New South Wales

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Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Throsby, New South Wales, 2010 and 2013. Following the 2016 redistribution the Division of Throsby became the Division of Whitlam. Re-elected for Whitlam, New South Wales, 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Economics from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Infrastructure and Communications from 25.10.10 to 26.3.14; Tax and Revenue from 4.12.13 to 18.3.14; Health from 18.3.14 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 4.12.13 to 25.6.15.
  • Joint Standing: National Broadband Network from 30.11.16.
  • House Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation from 13.6.17.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development and Infrastructure from 18.10.13 to 04.03.14.
  • Assistant Shadow Minister for Health from 04.03.14 to 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Minister for Regional Communications from 04.05.16.
  • Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government from 23.07.16.
Personal
  • Born 29.6.1965, Sydney, NSW.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (Wollongong), LLB (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: 1 331 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 112 051 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: mining, engineering, light and heavy manufacturing, transport, tourism, construction, dairy farming and retail industries.