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photo Ursula STEPHENS
Member for New South Wales
Federal Senate
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at March 2007
Party   Australian Labor Party
State   NSW
Term Expires   30 June 2008
Parliamentary Service   Elected to the Senate for New South Wales, 10 November 2001 (term commencing July 2002).
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Parliamentary Secretary for Social Inclusion and the Voluntary Sector from 3.12.07; Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Prime Minister for Social Inclusion from 3.12.07
Parliamentary Party Positions   Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition (Social and Community Affairs) from 9.3.07 to 3.12.07; Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Science and Water from 24.6.04 - 9.3.07. Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Regional Development (in the Senate) from 26.10.04 - 24.6.05.
Committee Service   Member of the following committees: Senate Standing: House from 1.7.02; Library from 18.11.04 to 1.7.05; Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Legal and Constitutional: References Committee from 1.7.02; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: References Committee from 1.7.02; Participating member, Legal and Constitutional: Legislation Committee from 1.7.02; Partcipating member, Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation Committee from 1.7.02; Joint Statutory: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 1.7.02; Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.7.02.
Party Positions   Memebr of the ALP from 1975. Member, ALP (NSW) Administrative Committee; Senior Vice-President ALP (NSW); Member, National Executive (ALP); Member, Labor Women's Network National Executive from 2000.
Former Occupations   Teacher; Public Servant
Qualifications   DPA (Canberra); DipT (Goulburn CAE); Bed (SACAE). Teacher 1974-1992. Small business operator 1992-1996. Senior Project Officer, NSW Premier's Dept. 1997-2001.
Electoral Address   91 Bourke Street
Goulburn NSW 2580
Telephone   +61 (0) 2 4822 8155
Fax   +61 (0) 2 4822 8156
Other Addresses   PO Box 1112, Goulburn NSW 2580; Parliament House Address: Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600; Ph. +61 (0) 2 6277 3333; Fax: +61 (0) 2 6277 5738
Date of Birth   7/7/54
Place of Birth   Ireland
Married/Children   married

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