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CORCORAN, Ann KathleenBiography for CORCORAN, Ann Kathleen

Member for Isaacs (Vic) 2000-07

Australian Labor Party

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Isaacs, Victoria at by-election 12.8.2000 vice GS Wilton (deceased). Re-elected 2001 and 2004. Retired prior to general elections 2007.

Parliamentary Positions

Member, Speaker's Panel from 19.2.02 to 31.8.04 and from 6.2.07 to 17.10.07.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Environment and Heritage from 27.11.00 to 8.10.01; Science and Innovation from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Ageing from 14.5.02 to 31.8.04; Education and Vocational Training from 2.12.04; Publications from 2.12.04.

Conferences, Delegations and Visits

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Fiji and Papua New Guinea, October-November 2002.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Chile and Peru, November 2006.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to South Africa, February-March 2007.

Parliamentary Party Positions

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health from 26.10.04 to 24.6.05; Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration from 24.6.05 to 10.12.06.

Party Positions

Various positions on ALP Committees from 1980.


Born 21.9.1951, Dandenong, Vic.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

DipBusStud (Swinburne College of Technology), GradDipBus (Monash), CPA.

Deputy Manager, General Accounting, University of Melbourne 1988-92.

Management Accountant, Frankston Hospital 1992-95.

Deputy Director, Finance, Royal Melbourne Hospital 1995-96.

Business Manager, Kilvington Baptist Girls' Grammar School 1996-99.

Business Manager, Woodleigh School 1999.


Description: outer metropolitan.

Location: south-eastern Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Aspendale, Aspendale Gardens, Bonbeach, Braeside, Carrum, Carrum Downs, Chelsea, Chelsea Heights, Cheltenham, Dandenong South, Edithvale, Keysborough, Lyndhurst, Mentone, Mordialloc, Noble Park, Parkdale, Patterson Lakes, Skye, Springvale South and Waterways.

Area: 179 sq km (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 92 938 (at 9.10.04).

Industries: light manufacturing.

State electorates: Isaacs includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Carrum, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Lyndhurst, Mordialloc and Sandringham.