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Burke, Anna Elizabeth (1966 - )

Born
1 January 1966
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian
Website
http://www.aph.gov.au/Senators_and_Members/Parliamentarian?MPID=83S

Summary

Anna Burke a member of the Australian Labor Party, was elected to the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Australia representing Chisholm, Victoria, in 1998, and was re-elected in 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013. After the 2007 election, she was elected as Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives and in 2012 assumed the Speaker's role until August 2013.

Details

Anna Burke completed a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Monash University and a Masters in Communication (Hons) from the University of Melbourne. She was an Industrial Officer with Victorian Roads, the Victorian Institute of Technology, and the Finance Sector Union before being elected to the House of Representatives in 1998. She has served on the House of Representatives Standing Committee for Economics, Finance and Public Administration; and its Joint Statutory Committee for Corporations and Financial Services, and Public Accounts and Audit.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.aph.gov.au/house/members/member.asp?id=83S.

Barbara Lemon

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