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HUSIC, the Hon. Edham (Ed) NurredinBiography for HUSIC, the Hon. Edham (Ed) Nurredin

Member for Chifley (NSW)

Australian Labor Party



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Chifley, New South Wales, 2010 and 2013.


Ministerial Appointments

Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister from 1.7.13 to 18.9.13.

Parliamentary Secretary for Broadband from 1.7.13 to 18.9.13.


Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Infrastructure and Communications from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Selection from 6.7.11 to 14.8.12 and from 10.9.12 to 14.5.13; Economics from 4.12.13.

Joint Standing: National Broadband Network from 22.3.11 to 5.8.13.

Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 25.10.10 to 24.6.13; Christmas Island Tragedy from 22.3.11 to 29.6.11; Australia's Clean Energy Future Legislation from 14.9.11 to 7.10.11; Australia Fund Establishment from 2.10.14.


Parliamentary Party Positions

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Treasurer from 18.10.13.

Government Whip from 5.7.11 to 13.5.13.


Party Positions

Member, ALP from 1989.

Secretary, ALP Blacktown Branch 1991-2004.

Secretary, ALP Greenway FEC 1995-98.

Chair, ALP Communications and Arts Policy Committee (NSW) 1998-99.

Secretary, ALP Caucus Economics, Productivity, Innovation and Industry Committee from 2010.


Personal

Born 3.2.1970, Sydney, NSW.

Married.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA (Applied Communications)(UWS).

Assistant adviser, Parliamentary Secretary for Defence 1991-93.

Senior consultant, Burson-Marsteller 1993-94.

Assistant adviser, Minister for Communications, Arts and Tourism 1994-96.

Industrial officer and organiser, Postal and Telecommunications Branch, Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union (NSW) 1996-99; Divisional Vice-President 1998-99.

Media relations manager, Integral Energy 1999-2004.

Chief of Staff, Minister for Water Utilities, Regional Development, Small Business and the Illawarra (NSW) 2005-06.

National President and Divisional Secretary, Communications Division, Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union 2006-10.


Electorate

Description: outer metropolitan.

Location: western outskirts of Sydney; it includes the suburbs of Arndell Park, Bidwill, Blackett, Colebee, Dean Park, Dharruk, Doonside, Emerton, Glendenning, Hassall Grove, Hebersham, Huntingwood, Lethbridge Park, Marayong, Minchinbury, Mount Druitt, Oakhurst, Plumpton, Rooty Hill, Ropes Crossing, Shalvey, Shanes Park, Tregear, Whalan, Willmot, Woodcroft and parts of Eastern Creek, Blacktown, Quakers Hill, Schofields and Riverstone.

Area: 135 sq km (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 102 369 (at 7.9.13).

Industries: light manufacturing and service industries.

State electorates: Chifley includes the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Mount Druitt, and parts of Blacktown, Londonderry, Prospect and Riverstone.