I live on the eastern shore with my husband Ian and three children and have had the honour of serving the people of Franklin since 2007.
I have previously held the positions of Parliamentary Secretary for Community Service, Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development; the Minister for Community Services; Minister for Housing and Homelessness; and the Minister for the Status of Women.
Since September I have had the opportunity of being a member of the Shadow Ministry, holding the positions of Shadow Minister for Regional Development & Local Government, and Shadow Minister for Employment Services
Prior to my election into Federal Parliament I worked in a variety of political and public sector roles over twenty years, including working locally in customer service and business support roles in real estate and energy environments.
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