ACT Legislative Assembly


Joy BURCH

Australian Labor Party, Brindabella Electorate

Burch

ASSEMBLY SERVICE

Elected 29 October 2008

Re-elected 20 October 2012

COMMITTEE SERVICE

Standing

Health, Ageing, Community and Social Services (January 2016 - present), Chair
Justice and Community Safety (January 2016 - present), Deputy Chair

Planning, Environment and Territory and Municipal Services (January 2016 - present), Chair
Public Accounts (January 2016 - present) (December 2008 – November 2009), Deputy Chair
Administration and Procedure (December 2008 – November 2009)

Education, Training and Youth Affairs (December 2008 – November 2009), Deputy Chair
Health, Community and Social Services (December 2008 – November 2009), Deputy Chair

Select

Estimates 2009-2010 (April 2009 – June 2009) Campaign Advertising (April 2009 – August 2009 Chair)

PARLIAMENTARY POSITIONS

Deputy Speaker (February 2016 – present)
Government Whip (February 2016 – present; November 2008 – November 2009)
Manager of Government Business (December 2014 – present)
ALP Caucus Secretary (October 2008 – November 2009)
Assistant Speaker (November 2008 – November 2009)

MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS


Minister for Education and Training (November 2012 – January 2016)
Minister for Police and Emergency Services (December 2014 - December 2015)
Minister for Disability (November 2012 – January 2016)
Minister for Racing and Gaming (May 2011 – January 2016)
Minister for Arts (May 2011 – January 2016)
Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Affairs (May 2011 – October 2012)
Minister for Ageing (November 2009 – October 2012)
Minster for Children and Young People (November 2012 - July 2014)
Minister for Community Services (November 2009 – October 2012)
Minister for Multicultural Affairs (November 2009 – January 2015)
Minister for Women (November 2009 – January 2015)

QUALIFICATIONS AND OCCUPATIONS BEFORE ENTERING THE ACT LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Registered nurse BA Liberal Studies Post grad: Health Administration, Information Systems Management

Past Membership Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Executive Director - Australian Rural Health Education Network Executive Director - Northern Territory Remote Workforce Agency CEO - rural health and community support services Owner and operator - Child Care Centre.

PERSONAL

Married with three sons, lives in Tuggeranong

INTERESTS

Family, community, swimming, gardening, walking, reading and music

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2015 Legislative Assembly for the ACT