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HENZELL, Marjorie MadelineBiography for HENZELL, Marjorie Madeline

Member for Capricornia (Qld) 1993-96

Australian Labor Party

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Capricornia, Queensland, 1993.

Defeated at general elections 1996.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 12.5.93 to 29.1.96; Long Term Strategies from 26.5.93 to 29.1.96.

Joint Select: Certain Family Law Issues from 26.5.93 to 28.11.95.


Born 21.9.48 at Melbourne, Vic.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA, DipSocStud (Melb).

Social worker.


Description: Provincial.

Location: Central Queensland coast; it includes the city of Rockhampton and the towns of Alpha, Banana, Blackwater, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emu Park, Gracemere, Jericho, Marlborough, Middlemount, Moranbah, Mt Morgan, Ogmore, St Lawrence, Theodore and Yeppoon. It also includes Great Keppel Island.

Area: 119 654 sq km (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 83 277 (at 5.2.96).

Industries: Coal mining, grazing, fishing, forestry, grains, meatworks, crocodile farming and tourism.

State electorates: Capricornia includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Fitzroy, Keppel and Rockhampton, and parts of Callide, Charters Towers, Gregory and Mirani.