Mr Tony Zappia MP

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Member for Makin, South Australia

Positions
Deputy Chair of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works
Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

959 North East Road
Modbury, SA, 5092

Postal address

PO Box 775
Modbury, SA, 5092

Telephone:
(08) 8265 3100
Fax:
(08) 8265 3900

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4147
Fax:
(02) 6277 8592

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Makin, South Australia, 2007. Re-elected 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 25.10.2010; Human Rights from 13.2.2013 to 5.8.2013; Public Works from 15.9.2016 (Deputy Chair from 24.7.2019).
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 18.2.2008 to 9.5.2016.
  • Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 25.10.2010 to 24.6.2013; Constitutional Recognition of Local Government from 26.11.2012 to 13.3.2013; Broadcasting Legislation from 14.3.2013 to 24.6.2013; Road Safety from 18.9.2019.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Education and Training (Education and Vocational Training from 1.12.2004 to 17.10.2007) from 19.2.2008 to 19.7.2010; Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts from 19.2.2008 to 19.7.2010; Climate Change, Environment and the Arts from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Environment from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Agriculture and Industry from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Health from 19.10.2015 to 9.5.2016; Health, Aged Care and Sport from 15.9.2016.
  • House of Representatives Select: Regional Australia from 4.12.2019.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Manufacturing from 18.10.2013 to 13.10.2015.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health from 13.10.2015 to 23.7.2016.
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Medicare from 23.7.2016 to 2.6.2019.
Personal
  • Born 13.6.1952, Italy
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Bank officer 1969-76.
  • Research assistant to Senator the Hon. JL Cavanagh 1976-81.
  • Fitness centre manager 1981-2007.
Local government service
  • Councillor, City of Salisbury.
  • Mayor, City of Salisbury from 1997 to 2007.
Electorate
  • Name: Makin
  • Location: The Division of Makin consists of: part of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, part of the City of Salisbury, andpart of the City of Tea Tree Gully.
  • Area: 162 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 119,982 (at 11.6.2019)
  • Industries: Aviation, brick making, commercial and retail industry, higher education, hobby farmers, horse studs, light manufacturing, Modbury Hospital, tourism and wineries.