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photo Ms Jillian Gell SKINNER MP
Member for North Shore
NSW Legislative Assembly
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at June 2007
Party   Liberal Party
State   NSW
Current Leader of Government or Opposition   Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 4 April 2007.
Parliamentary Service   Elected for North Shore in a by-election, 5 February 1994. Re-elected 25 March 1995, 27 March 1999, 22 March 2003 and 24 March 2007.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Shadow Minister for Health from 10 April 1995 - 8 April 2003; Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs 10 April 1995 - 19 April 1999; Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs from 2 April 2002 - 8 April 2003; Shadow Minister for Education and Training from 8 April 2003 - 13 April 2005; Shadow Minister for the Arts from 8 April 2003; Shadow Minister for School Education from 13 April 2005 - 7 September 2005; Shadow Minister for Health from 7 September 2005; Shadow Minister for Cancer and Medical Research from 20 March 2006 - 11 April 2007; Shadow Minister for Science and Medical from 11 April 2007.
Party Positions   Member, Cremorne Point Branch, Northern Suburbs Liberal Club, Founding Member Liberal Professional Business Wmen's Speical Branch, delegate to various other bodies including State Council.
Other Positions   Past President Neutral Bay Public School Infants Club; Past Vice-President Neutral Bay Public School P&C Association and member various other school bodies; Past Honorary Secretary Harrison Precinct Committee (North Sydney Municipality); Founding member North Sydney Occasional Child Centre; Past Member NSW Women's Advisory Council; Founding Chair NSW Youth Advisory Council; former Member of the NSW PCYC Board of Directors. Member Neutral Bay Public School Council; Member Beauty Point Public School Council; Honorary Member Neutral Bay Rotary, Member North Sydney Chamber of Commerce; Patron Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol; Patron North Sydney Branch of Justices' Association; Scout Council Member; Sydney North Regional Scout Council; Vic Patron of Surf Life Saving NSW; Member Friends of North Sdyney PCYC; Friends of Independent Theatre North Sydney; Member Amnesty International; Member National Trust; Membe Unifem.
Former Occupations   Director, NSW Office of Youth Affairs 1988-1994; Jillian Skinner and Associates 1984-1988; Journalist, Melbourne Herald; Radio Hong Kong; The Associated Press (US) Hong Kong; Sunday Australian
Publications   'A Plain Brick Building' - Centenary history of Neutral Bay Public School.
Electoral Address   Suite 3, 40 Yeo Street
Neutral Bay NSW 2089
Telephone   +61 (0) 2 9909 2594
Fax   +61 (0) 2 9909 2654
Date of Birth   5/8/44
Place of Birth   Melbourne, VIC
Married/Children   Married; 3 children
Interests   Reading, gardening.

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