ACT Legislative Assembly


Tara CHEYNE

Photo of Ms Tara Cheyne, member for Ginninderra

Australian Labor Party, Ginninderra electorate

ASSEMBLY SERVICE

  • Elected 26 October 2016

COMMITTEE SERVICE

Standing committees

  • Education, Employment and Youth Affairs (August 2018–present)
  • Administration and Procedure (December 2016–present)
  • Environment and Transport and City Services (December 2016–present)
  • Planning and Urban Renewal (December 2016–present)

Select committees

  • End of Life Choices in the ACT (November 2017–present)
  • Privileges 2018 (April 2018–June 2018, Deputy Chair)
  • Estimates 2018-2019 (March 2018–July 2018, Deputy Chair)
  • 2016 ACT Election and Electoral Act (December 2016–November 2017)

PARLIAMENTARY POSITIONS

  • Government Whip (October 2016–present)

QUALIFICATIONS AND OCCUPATIONS BEFORE ENTERING THE  ACT LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (University of Queensland, 2007)
  • Bachelor of Journalism (University of Queensland, 2007)
  • Master of Business Administration (University of Canberra, 2013)

Occupations

  • Commonwealth Department of Finance (2016)
  • Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department (2008–2016)
  • Queensland Department of the Premier and Cabinet (2007)

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canberra Global Shapers Hub (2015–present)
  • Volunteer, Radio 1RPH (2009–present)
  • Chair, Belconnen Community Council (2014–2015)
  • Deputy Chair, Belconnen Community Council (2013–2014)
  • Secretary, Belconnen Arts Centre (2014–2016)
  • Judge, Tournament of Minds (2013–2015)

PERSONAL

Tara Cheyne was born in Cairns, Queensland, on 30 December 1986. Tara moved to Canberra in 2008. She lives in Belconnen Town Centre.

INTERESTS

Bushwalking, theatre, wine, travel.

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2015 Legislative Assembly for the ACT