|Title||Biography for BRIGGS, Jamie Edward
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Member for Mayo (SA)
Liberal Party of Australia
Elected to the House of Representatives for Mayo, South Australia at by-election 6.9.2008, vice the Hon. AJG Downer (resigned). Re-elected 2010.
House of Representatives Standing: Health and Ageing from 25.9.08 to 4.6.09; Economics from 25.2.09 to 19.7.10.
Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 25.9.08.
Joint Standing: Treaties from 10.11.08 to 9.10.12.
Joint Select: Australia's Immigration Detention Network from 16.8.11.
Chairman, Scrutiny of Government Waste Committee from 14.9.10.
Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Supporting Families from 19.9.12.
Member, Liberal Party (SA) from 1999.
Member, Liberal Party State Council (SA) 2000-02.
Secretary, Liberal Party Mt Barker Branch 2008.
Born 9.6.1977, Kyneton, Vic.
Employment relations adviser, Business SA 2000-02.
Research Assistant to the Hon. RI Lucas, MLC (SA) 2002-03.
Adviser to the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, the Hon. KJ Andrews, MP 2003-04.
Senior Adviser to the Prime Minister, the Hon. JW Howard, MP 2004-07.
Location: Adelaide Hills and the Fleurieu Peninsula; it includes the centres of Aberfoyle Park, Birdwood, Bridgewater, Cape Jervis, Crafers, Echunga, Gumeracha, Goolwa, Hahndorf, Kangarilla, Langhorne Creek, Lobethal, Macclesfield, Mount Barker, Myponga, Normanville, Oakbank, Springton, Strathalbyn, Victor Harbor, Williamstown, Woodforde, Woodside and Yankalilla. It also includes Kangaroo Island.
Area: 9190 sq km (approx.).
Electors enrolled: 101 565 (at 21.8.10).
Industries: dairying, beef, sheep, apples, pears, cherries, smallgoods, Kanmantoo copper mines, Jupiter Creek goldfields, forestry, natural spring water, wine, cereals, tourism and the Woodside army barracks.
State electorates: Mayo includes parts of the South Australian House of Assembly electorates of Bragg, Davenport, Finniss, Fisher, Hammond, Heysen, Kavel, Morialta, Newland and Schubert.