Hon Justine Elliot MP

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Member for Richmond, New South Wales

Positions
Deputy Chair of Standing Committee on Petitions
Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 6, Hallmark Centre, 107-111 Minjungbal Drive
Tweed Heads South, NSW, 2486

Postal address

PO Box 6996
Tweed Heads South, NSW, 2486

Telephone:
(07) 5523 4371
Fax:
(07) 5523 4379

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4554
Fax:
(02) 6277 8520

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Richmond, New South Wales, 2004. Re-elected 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Minister for Ageing from 3.12.2007 to 14.9.2010.
  • Parliamentary Secretary for Trade from 14.9.2010 to 4.2.2013.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Law Enforcement from 5.12.2013 to 16.7.2014; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 16.7.2014 to 9.5.2016.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 6.2.2013 to 14.5.2013; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 15.9.2016.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Health and Ageing from 2.12.2004 to 17.10.2007; Regional Australia from 6.2.2013 to 9.5.2016; Publications from 14.5.2013 to 9.5.2016; Petitions from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016 (Deputy Chair from 11.12.2013 to 9.5.2016); Petitions from 15.9.2016.
Party positions
  • Member, ALP from 1995
  • President, ALP Tweed Coast Branch 2003-04
Personal
  • Born 29.7.1967, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A (Qld)
  • GradDip in Human Resources and Industrial Relations (Griffith)
  • Police officer 1990-97
  • Juvenile Justice Conference Convener, NSW Dept of Juvenile Justice 2002-03
Electorate
  • Description: Rural
  • Location: New South Wales north coast; it includes the towns of Bangalow, Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay, Kingscliff, Lennox Head, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah, Nimbin, Ocean Shores, Pottsville, Suffolk Park and Tweed Heads.
  • Area: 2148 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 112715 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: Tourism, commercial fishing, agriculture including dairy, beef cattle, tropical fruits, sugarcane, coffee and macadamia nuts, sugar processing, timber, light engineering, boat building and cottage industries.
  • Electorate: Richmond includes the New South Wales Assembly electorate of Tweed, and parts of Ballina and Lismore.