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Hon Jamie Briggs MP

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Former Member

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Mayo, South Australia at by-election 2008, vice Hon. A Downer (resigned). Re-elected 2010 and 2013. Defeated at general elections 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development from 18.9.2013 to 21.9.2015.
  • Minister for Cities and the Built Environment from 21.9.2015 to 30.12.2015.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 25.9.2008 to 5.8.2013.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 10.11.2008 to 9.10.2012.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Health and Ageing from 25.9.2008 to 4.6.2009; Economics from 25.2.2009 to 19.7.2010.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Chairman of the Opposition Scrutiny of Government Waste Committee from 14.9.2010 to 18.9.2013.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Supporting Families from 19.9.2012 to 18.9.2013.
Party positions
  • Member of the Liberal Party (SA) from 1999.
  • Member of the Liberal Party State Council (SA) from 2000 to 2002.
  • Secretary of the Liberal Party Mt Barker Branch, 2008.
Personal
  • Born 9.6.1977, Kyneton, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Employment relations adviser, Business SA 2000-02.
  • Research Assistant to the Hon. RI Lucas, MLC (SA) 2002-03.
  • Adviser to the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, the Hon. KJ Andrews, MP 2003-04.
  • Senior Adviser to the Prime Minister, the Hon. JW Howard, MP 2004-07.
Electorate
  • Name: Mayo
  • Location: Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island; it includes the country towns include Birdwood (part), Bridgewater, Crafers, Echunga, Gumeracha, Hahndorf, Langhorne Creek, Lobethal, Macclesfield, Mount Barker, Myponga, Oakbank, Stirling, Strathalbyn, Victor Harbor, Woodside and Yankalilla.
  • Area: 9,315 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 103,981 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: dairying, beef, sheep, apples, pears, cherries, smallgoods, Kanmantoo copper mines, Jupiter Creek goldfields, forestry, natural spring water, wine, cereals, tourism and the Woodside army barracks.
  • Includes: