Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs
3 December 2007 - 8 June 2009
Elected to the House of Representatives for Prospect, New South Wales, 2004.
House of Representatives Standing: Economics, Finance and Pubic Administration from 2.12.04.
Parliamentary Party Positions
Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 07.12.06
Shadow Assistant Treasurer from 10.12.06; Shadow Minister for Revenue and Competition Policy from 10.12.06.
Member, ALP from 1988.
Secretary, ALP Smithfield Branch from 1991.
President, ALP Fairfield State Electorate Council from 1992.
ALP Assistant General Returning Officer (NSW) from 1993.
Born 17.1.1973, Sydney, NSW.
Qualifications and occupation before entering federal Parliament
Research and media officer to the Hon JA Crosio, MP 1994-95.
Industrial officer, Finance Sector Union 1995-2000.
Senior adviser to the Hon. PC Scully, MLA (NSW) 2000-01; Chief of Staff 2001-04.
Local government service
Councillor, Fairfield City Council 1995-2004.
Mayor, Fairfield City Council 1998-99.
President, Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils 1999-2001.