ACT Legislative Assembly


Elizabeth KIKKERT

Photo of Ms Elizabeth Kikkert, member for Ginninderra

Canberra Liberals, Ginninderra electorate

ASSEMBLY SERVICE

  • Elected 26 October 2016

COMMITTEE SERVICE

Standing committees

  • Education, Employment and Youth Affairs (December 2016–present, Deputy Chair)
  • Health, Ageing and Community Services (December 2016–present, Deputy Chair)

PARLIAMENTARY POSITIONS

  • Shadow Minister for Families, Youth and Community Services (November 2016–present)
  • Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs (November 2016–present)

OCCUPATIONS BEFORE ENTERING THE ACT LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Elizabeth has been a passionate small businesswoman, helping to establish and work in a family-based law practice that dealt primarily in family law. She has also worked in fields as diverse as women’s advocacy, public affairs and social justice.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Elizabeth has always sought out opportunities to volunteer and be involved in the grassroots of her community. She has been involved in efforts to redress domestic violence, poverty and homelessness, and she has also provided practical support for youth, women and their aspirations.

PERSONAL

Elizabeth was born in Tonga in 1980 and came to Australia in 1989.  She moved to Canberra in 2005. She is married with five children and has served her community through extensive charity and community work.

INTERESTS

Hiking, swimming, volunteering, reading, spending time with family.

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2015 Legislative Assembly for the ACT