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GRIGGS, Natasha LouiseBiography for GRIGGS, Natasha Louise

Member for Solomon (NT) 2010-16

Country Liberal Party

Parliamentary Service

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

Parliamentary Positions

Member, Speaker's Panel from 14.11.13 to 9.5.16.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Petitions from 10.2.15 to 9.5.16.

Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 20.8.12 to 20.8.15; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 2.2.16 to 9.5.16.

Joint Select: Australia's Immigration Detention Network from 16.8.11 to 21.5.12; Northern Australia from 9.12.13 to 9.5.16.


Born 24.1.1969, Adelaide, SA.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BBus (Northern Territory).

Graduate Certificate in Management (Syd. - 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 2008-09.

Deputy Mayor, City of Palmerston 2009-10.


Description: inner metropolitan.

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

Area: 337 sq km (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 63 163 (at 7.9.13).

Industries: tourism, horticulture, fishing and light industry.

Territory electorates: 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.