The Hon. Jillian Gell SKINNER, MP
Member of the Legislative Assembly
Member for North Shore
Minister for Health, and Minister for Medical Research
Member of the Liberal Party
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North Shore Electorate Office
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NEUTRAL BAY NSW 2089
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SYDNEY NSW 2000
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|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||5 Feb 1994|| |
|Member for North Shore||5 Feb 1994|| |
|Minister for Health||3 Apr 2011|| |
|Minister for Medical Research||3 Apr 2011|| |
|Shadow Minister for Health||7 Sep 2005||28 Mar 2011||5yrs 6mths 22days|| |
|Shadow Minister for the Arts||8 Apr 2003||28 Dec 2008||5yrs 8mths 21days|| |
|Shadow Minister for Science and Medical Research||11 Apr 2007||28 Dec 2008||1yr 8mths 18days|| |
|Shadow Minister for Cancer and Medical Research||20 Mar 2006||11 Apr 2007||1yr 23days|| |
|Shadow Minister for School Education||13 Apr 2005||7 Sep 2005||4mths 26days|| |
|Shadow Minister for Education and Training||8 Apr 2003||13 Apr 2005||2yrs 6days|| |
|Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs||2 Apr 2002||8 Apr 2003||1yr 7days|| |
|Shadow Minister for Health||10 Apr 1995||8 Apr 2003||7yrs 11mths 30days|| |
|Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs||10 Apr 1995||19 Apr 1999||4yrs 10days|| |
|Deputy Leader of the Opposition||4 Apr 2007||28 Mar 2011||3yrs 11mths 25days|| |
Mrs Skinner's speeches in Hansard
About the North Shore Electorate
Inner metropolitan, residential suburban. Located Sydney, north.
Principal suburbs: Balmoral, Beauty Point, Cammeray, Clifton Gardens, Clontarf, Cremorne, Cremorne Point, Crows Nest, Gore Hill, Kirribilli, Lavender Bay, Mcmahons Point, Milsons Point, Mosman, Neutral Bay, North Sydney, Spit Junction, St Leonards, Waverton, Wollstonecraft.
Area: 18 sq km.
Population: 73,290. Enrolment: 51,506.
For more detailed information see - http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/electoral_districts/all_districts_/north_shore
Political Party Activity - Vice-President Cremorne Point Branch. President Northern Suburbs Liberal Club. Past President North Shore SEC. Past Secretary Neutral Bay Womens' Branch. Delegate to State Council. Member State Convention Committee for three years, Vice-President 1989. Founding member (Vice-President) Liberal Professional Business Women's Special Branch.
Community Activity - Past President Neutral Bay Public School Infants Club. Past Vice-President Neutral Bay Public School Parents' and Citizens' Association. Past Honorary Secretary Harrison Precinct Committee (North Sydney Municipality). Founding member North Sydney Occasional Child Centre. Founding member Chatswood Business and Professional Women's Club. Past member Sydney Journalist Toastmasters' Club.
Personal - Married to Chris. Three children, Amy, Simon, Robbie.
Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - 1988-1994: Director, NSW Office of Youth Affairs. 1984-1988 Jillian Skinner and Associates. Journalist: Melbourne Herald, Radio Hong Kong, The Associated Press (US) Hong Kong, Sunday Australian.
Jillian Skinner is the Deputy NSW Liberal Leader, Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research.
She was first elected as the Member for North Shore in February 1994 and has been re-elected five times.
Jillian began her career as a journalist in Melbourne, becoming the first woman journalist on the Victorian Parliamentary Press Gallery. She later worked as a journalist in Adelaide, Sydney and South East Asia before operating her own editorial, strategic planning and marketing consultancy.
Prior to her election to the NSW Parliament, Jillian was the Director of the New South Wales Office of Youth Affairs and she has served on bodies such as the New South Wales Women’s Advisory Council and the New South Wales Youth Advisory Council.
Jillian has more experience in the health field than any other politician in Australia, having first been appointed Shadow Minister for Health in 1995. She has also held the Shadow portfolios of Education and Training and Youth Affairs and Arts.
Since becoming Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research in March 2011, Jillian has:
· boosted the workforce (4000 additional nurses and 900 extra doctors)
· overseen a $4.7 billion hospital building program
· overseen record health spending to deliver tens of thousands more emergency department treatments, hospital admissions and elective surgeries.
Keywords: Minister for Health, and Minister for Medical Research
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