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KELLY, CraigBiography for KELLY, Craig

Member for Hughes (NSW)

United Australia Party [Palmer]



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Hughes, New South Wales, 2010. Re-elected 2013, 2016 and 2019. Defeated at general elections 2022.


Parliamentary Positions

Member of the Speaker's Panel from 14.11.2013 to 11.4.2019.


Committee Service

Joint Statutory: Law Enforcement (formerly National Crime Authority from 15.6.1984 to 1.1.2003 and Australian Crime Commission from 1.1.2003 to 24.11.2010) from 2.3.2015 to 9.5.2016 (Chair from 2.3.2015 to 9.5.2016); Law Enforcement (formerly National Crime Authority from 15.6.1984 to 1.1.2003 and Australian Crime Commission from 1.1.2003 to 24.11.2010) from 14.9.2016 to 23.2.2021 (Chair from 14.9.2016 to 23.2.2021).

Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Migration from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 14.9.2016 to 1.7.2019.

Joint Select: DisabilityCare Australia from 19.6.2013 to 5.8.2013.

House of Representatives Standing: Appropriations and Administration from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Economics from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Economics from 14.9.2016 to 23.2.2021; Environment and Energy from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources from 4.7.2019 to 23.2.2021.

House of Representatives Select: Social Media and Online Safety from 2.12.2021 to 15.3.2022.


Personal

Born 29.9.1963, Sydney, Australia

Married


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

Export manager from 1996 to 2010.


Electorate

Name: Hughes

Location: Hughes is bound by Georges River, Newbridge Road and Davy Robinson Drive in the north, Liverpool City Council and Sutherland Shire Council in the west and south, follows Georges River, Oyster Bay, Kareela Golf Course, Box Road, Princes Highway, Kingsway, Hotham Road, North West Arm Road, Dent Creek and the Hacking River in the east. The main suburbs include Alfords Point, Bangor, Barden Ridge, Bundeena, Como, Engadine, Grays Point, Heathcote, Illawong, Kareela, Kirrawee, Lucas Heights, Maianbar, Menai, Moorebank, Sandy Point, Sutherland (part), Waterfall and Wattle Grove.

Area: 369 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 106,204 (at 13.6.2019)

Industries: Atomic reactor, light manufacturing industries, army barracks and military reserve.