Berry, Yvette


Members of the Eighth Assembly (2012-2016) - Yvette BERRY

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Australian Labor Party, Ginninderra Electorate

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ASSEMBLY SERVICE

Elected 20 October 2012

COMMITTEE SERVICE

Standing

Planning, Environment and Territory and Municipal Services (August 2014 – present, Chair)
Public Accounts (August 2014 – present)
Health, Ageing and Community and Social Services (November 2012 – present)Education Training and Youth Affairs (November 2012 – present)Justice and Community Safety (November 2012 – August 2014)

Select

Regional Development, Chair (February 2013 – present)

PARLIAMENTARY POSITIONS

Minister for Housing (January 2015 - present)
Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs (January 2015 - present)
Minister for Community Services (January 2015 - present)
Minister for Multicultural and Youth Affairs (January 2015 - present)
Minister for Women (January 2015 - present)
Minister assisting the Chief Minister on Social Inclusion and Equality (January 2015 - present)
Caucus Secretary (November 2012 – present)

OCCUPATIONS BEFORE ENTERING THE ACT LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Union Organiser with United Voice

PERSONAL

Born 1 August 1968Two children

INTERESTS

Basketball, gardening, walking, reading