Ms Noreen HAY, MP
Member of the Legislative Assembly
Member for Wollongong
Member of the Australian Labor Party
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||22 Mar 2003|| |
|Member for Wollongong||22 Mar 2003|| |
|Acting Speaker||25 Feb 2014|| |
|Member, Legislative Assembly Committee on Economic Development||22 Jun 2011|| |
|Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Minister for State and Regional Development||6 Jan 2010||26 Mar 2011||1yr 2mths 21days|| |
|Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Minister for Health||8 May 2007||5 Sep 2008||1yr 3mths 29days|| |
|Member, Staysafe (Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety)||21 Jun 2007||4 Mar 2011||3yrs 8mths 12days|| |
|Chair, Standing Committee on Natural Resource Management (Climate Change)||28 Oct 2009||24 Feb 2010||3mths 28days||Appointed to Committee and elected Committee Chair on same day.|
|Member, Legislation Review Committee||24 Sep 2008||30 Oct 2008||1mth 7days|| |
|Member, Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety (Staysafe)||5 May 2005||2 Mar 2007||1yr 9mths 26days|| |
|Chairman, Public Accounts Committee (PAC)||19 Oct 2005||2 Mar 2007||1yr 4mths 12days|| |
|Member, Public Accounts Committee (PAC)||12 Oct 2005||19 Oct 2005||8days||Elected Chairman of Committee (see next entry).|
|Committee on the Office of the Ombudsman and Police Integrity Commission||8 May 2003||18 Oct 2005||2yrs 5mths 11days|| |
|Member, Legislation Review Committee||26 Oct 2004||12 Oct 2005||11mths 17days|| |
Ms Hay's speeches in Hansard
About the Wollongong Electorate
Provincial. Residential, suburban, industrial. Located within Illawarra Statistical Agricultural Subdivision.
Principal suburbs: Berkeley, Brownsville, Coachwood Park, Coniston, Cordeaux Heights, Cringila, Dapto, Dombarton, Fairy Meadow, Farmborough Chase, Farmborough Heights, Figtree, Gwynneville, Kanahooka, Kembla Grange, Kembla Heights, Lake Heights, Lindsay Heights, Mangerton, Mount Kembla, Mount Saint Thomas, North Wollongong, Port Kembla, Primbee, Spring Hill, Unanderra, Warrawong, West Dapto, West Wollongong, Windang, Wollongong.
Area:92 sq km.
Population: 70,869. Enrolment: 50,490.
For more detailed information see - http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/electoral_districts/all_districts_/wollongong
Political Party Activity - Curerent Convenor of Parliamentary Women's Unity Network; delegate to NSW ALP conferences (from the Miscellaneous Workers Union, Transport Workers Union and Throsby Federal Electoral Committee); Convenor of the ALP Illawarra Women's Network; ALP Community and Social Service Policy Committee; represented the South Coast Labor Council on the ACTU Women's Committee.
Community Activity - Community activist with the Illawarra Migrant Resource Centre; member of the inaugural committees to establish a South Coast Workers Centre and an Illawarra Women's Health Centre; Convenor of Neighbourhood Committee 8 and the public forum on youth runaways; official visitor to Keelong Remand Centre; guest lecturer to the University of Wollongong on industrial relations.
Personal - Born in London to Irish Catholic parents, and moved to Australia in 1982. Married with four children.
Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - Bookeeper in London, and since moving to Wollongong in the early 80's, worked as an union official and regional secretary of the Miscellaneous Workers Union; a specialist migrant placement officer in Auburn; managed an employment relations consultancy service and worked as an electorate officer to Jennie George, the Federal Member for Thorsby.
Interests include a passion for social justice in the local region, especially a devotion to fostering relations between migrants and Australian born residents. When time permits, can be found reading, especially thrillers, political biographies and anything that will challenge her on an intellectual level.
Keywords: Acting Speaker
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