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photo Simon CORBELL MLA
Member for Molonglo
ACT 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 July 2006
Party   Australian Labor Party
State   ACT
Term Expires   October 2012
Parliamentary Service   Elected to the ACT Legislative Assembly as Member for Molonglo on 9 January 1997. Re-elected 17 March 1998, 5 November 2001, 29 October 2004 and 18 October 2008.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Minister for Energy; Environment, Climate Change and Water from 2009. Attorney General; Minister for Policy and Emergency Services from May 2006. Minister for Planning (November 2001 to 2006). Minister for Health (November 2004 to May 2006). Minister for Education, Youth and Family Services; Minister for Planning (November 2001 to December 2002). Minister for Industrial Relations (6 November 2001 to December 2002). Shadow Minister for the Environment; Economic Development; and Tourism (February 1997 to February 1998). Shadow Minister for Planning and Land Management; Education, Training and Youth Affairs; Information Technology and Communications; and Public Administration (February 1998 to June 1998). Shadow Minister for Planning and Land Management; the Environment; Youth Affairs; Information Technology and Communications; Public Administration (June 1998 to October 2001).
Parliamentary Party Positions   Manager of Government Business from November 2004. Opposition Whip (26 August 1997 to 19 October 2001).
Committee Service   Member, Standing Committee on Urban Services (25 June 1998 to 19 October 2001). Member, Select Committee on Estimates (17 March 1998 to 1999). Member, Standing Committee on Administration and Procedure (26 August 1997 to 20 February 1998).
Party Positions   Member of ALP since 1989. Foundation member of the Gungahlin Sub-Branch. Secretary of ACT Young Labor (1992 to 1993); Senior Vice President of Black Mountain Sub Branch (1994 to 1995 and 1995 to 1996); Convenor, Social Policy & Services Policy Committee (1996 to 1997); Member, ACT ALP Administration Committee (1995 to 1996 and 1996 to 1997).
Other Positions   Branch Councillor for the ACT Scouting Association. Member, Rivers Volunteer Bushfire Brigade, ACT RFS. President, University of Canberra Students' Association (1992 to 1993).
Former Occupations   Media Adviser to Mr John Langmore MP, Member for Fraser (1995 to 1997). Public Servant, Joint House Department, Parliament House (1994 to 1995).
Qualifications   Bachelor of Arts in Communications, University of Canberra, 1994.
Electoral Address   GPO Box 1020
Canberra ACT 2601
Telephone   02 6205 0000
Fax   02 6205 0535
Other Addresses   Legislative Assembly Building, Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601.
Date of Birth   21/11/70
Married/Children   Married
Interests   Volunteering; History; Politics; Sustainable Planning and Design; Cycling; Gardening.

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