ACT Legislative Assembly


Elizabeth LEE

Photo of Ms Elizabeth Lee, member for Kurrajong

Canberra Liberals, Kurrajong electorate

ASSEMBLY SERVICE

  • Elected 26 October 2016

COMMITTEE SERVICE

Standing Committees

  • Justice and Community Safety (December 2016–present)
  • Scrutiny of Bills (December 2016–present)

Select Committees

  • ACT Independent Integrity Commission (December 2016–present)

PARLIAMENTARY POSITIONS

  • Assistant Speaker (December 2016-present)
  • Shadow Minister for Disability (November 2016–present)
  • Shadow Minister for the Environment (November 2016–present)

QUALIFICATIONS AND OCCUPATIONS BEFORE ENTERING THE ACT LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Asian Studies (ANU)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (ANU)
  • Masters of Laws (ANU)
  • Cert III in Fitness (Australian Fitness Network)

Occupations

  • Law Lecturer, ANU and UC
  • Associate, Meyer Vandenberg Lawyers
  • Lawyer, Australian Government Solicitor
  • Legal Officer, Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department
  • Group Fitness Instructor

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Vice President, ACT Law Society
  • Councillor, ACT Law Society
  • Chair, Australian Young Lawyers Committee, Law Council of Australia
  • ACT Representative, Recruitment and Retention of Lawyers Working Group, Law Council of Australia
  • Chair, ACT Young Lawyers Committee, ACT Law Society
  • Volunteer Lawyer, Legal Advice Bureau, ACT Law Society
  • Supporter – Cerebral Palsy Alliance ACT; UN Women; Lifeline Canberra and Dainere’s Rainbow Brain Tumour Research Fund

PERSONAL

Elizabeth migrated to Australia from South Korea in 1986 when she was 7 years old and grew up in Western Sydney.  She moved to Canberra at 18 to study law at the ANU and has lived and worked in Kurrajong ever since.

INTERESTS

Group fitness (sh’bam and body balance), dancing, karaoke, yoga and watching live sport especially football (all codes).

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2015 Legislative Assembly for the ACT