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photo Larissa Tahireh GIDDINGS MHA
Member for Franklin
TAS House of Assembly
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at May 2006
Party   Australian Labor Party
State   TAS
Parliamentary Service   First elected to the House of Assembly for Lyons in February 1996. Re-elected for Franklin 20 July 2002 and 18 March 2006.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Minister for Health and Human Services from 18 March 2006; Minister for Economic Development; and Minister for the Arts from February 2004. Shadow Minister for Environment, Planning and Youth Affairs 1997.
Parliamentary Party Positions   Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier and Party Whip from 7 August 2002.
Party Positions   Member of the Administrative Committee (Tas); National Conference Delegate
Other Positions   Founding member of Emily's List; Board Member of Workskills; Board Member of the Bridgewater Police Youth and Citizens Club; Board Member of the Link Youth Health Centre
Former Occupations   Whip's clerk, Australian Senate 1998-1999; Part-time electorate officer to Senator Susan Mackay 1999; Researcher and electorate officer to Premier and Secretary to the Cabinet (Tas) 2001-2002.
Qualifications   BA LLB (Tas)
Electoral Address   Level 10, 15 Murray Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Telephone   +61 (0) 3 6233 6782
Fax   +61 (0) 3 6233 2806
Other Addresses   Level 10, Executive Building, 15 Murray Street, Hobart 7000; Phone: +61 (0) 3 6233 2965; Fax: +61 (0) 3 6233 2806
Date of Birth   14/11/72
Place of Birth   Goroka, Papua New Guinea
Interests   Photography, theatre, swimming, squash, movies, watching sport and listening to music.

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