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GRIGGS, Natasha LouiseBiography for GRIGGS, Natasha Louise

Member for Solomon (NT)

Country Liberals (NT)



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Solomon, Northern Territory, 2010. Re-elected 2013. Defeated at general elections 2016.


Parliamentary Appointments

Member of the Speakers Panel from 14.11.2013.


Parliamentary Positions

Member, Speaker's Panel from 14.11.13 to 9.5.16


Committee Service

Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 20.8.2012 to 5.8.2013; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 2.2.2016 to 9.5.2016.

Joint Select: Australia's Immigration Detention Network from 16.8.2011 to 21.5.2012; Northern Australia from 9.12.2013 to 9.5.2016.

House of Representatives Standing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Petitions from 10.2.2015 to 9.5.2016.


Personal

Born 24.1.1969, Adelaide, Australia

Married


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

B.Bus (Northern Territory)

Grad.Cert.Bus (Sydney - Nepean)

Various NT Government Positions 1990-99

Manager (NT), Dialog Information Technology 1999-2003

Relationship Manager, CSM Technology 2003-05

Manager (NT), Fujitsu Australia 2005-07

Manager (NT), SRA Information Technology 2007-09

Project Manager, NT Government 2009-10


Local Government Service

Alderman, City of Palmerston from 2008 to 2009

Deputy Mayor, City of Palmerston from 2009 to 2010


Electorate

Description: Inner Metropolitan

Location: Darwin and urban fringes; it includes the cities of Darwin and Palmerston.

Area: 337 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 63163 (at 7.9.2013)

Industries: tourism, horticulture, fishing and light industry. Territory electorates:

Electorate: Solomon includes the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly electorates of Blain, Brennan, Casuarina, Fannie Bay, Fong Lim, Johnston, Karama, Nightcliff, Port Darwin, Sanderson, Wanguri and parts of Drysdale and Nelson.