- 2 June 1966
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Parliamentarian and Social worker
Catherine King was elected to the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Australia as the Member for Ballarat in 2001. A member of the Australian Labor Party, she was re-elected at the 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013 federal elections. She held the ministerial portfolios of Regional Australia, Local Government and Territories before the defeat of the Rudd Labor Government in 2013.