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HOARE, Kelly JoyBiography for HOARE, Kelly Joy

Member for Charlton (NSW) 1998-2007

Australian Labor Party

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Charlton, New South Wales, 1998, 2001 and 2004. Retired prior to general elections 2007.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 8.12.98 to 31.8.04; Library from 8.12.98 to 31.8.04; Environment and Heritage from 2.12.04; Procedure from 2.12.04.

Conferences, Delegations and Visits

Member, Official Australian Observer Mission to the Indonesian Elections, June 1999.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to India and Bangladesh, November-December 2000.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Mozambique and Kenya, July 2004.

Party Positions

Branch Assistant Secretary.

Delegate, Federal Electoral Council.

Delegate, ALP State Conference (NSW).

Delegate, ALP National Conference.


Born 1.7.1963, Deniliquin, NSW.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA (Canberra).

Public servant.

Electorate officer to the Hon. RJ Brown, MP.


Description: provincial.

Location: lower Hunter Valley; it includes the centres of Boolaroo, Cardiff, Edgeworth, Morisset, Speers Point, Toronto, Wallsend, Wangi Wangi, Warners Bay and Wyee.

Area: 567 sq km (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 85 547 (at 9.10.04).

Industries: light and heavy engineering, timber, some dairy farms and poultry farming, tourism, coal-mining, electricity production and retailing.

State electorates: Charlton includes parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, Wallsend and Wyong.