Hon Justine Elliot MP

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Member for Richmond, New South Wales

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, 2016 and 2019.
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 of the Australian Labor Party from 1995.
  • President of the Australian Labor Party Tweed Coast Branch from 2003 to 2004.
Personal
  • Born 29.7.1967, Brisbane, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • GradDipHumanResources&IndustrialRelations (Griffith University)
  • BA (University of Queensland)
  • Police officer 1990-97
  • Juvenile Justice Conference Convener, NSW Dept of Juvenile Justice 2002-03
Electorate
  • 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: 2,148 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 112,715 (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.