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Ms Jenny LEONG, MP

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Member of the Legislative Assembly
Member for Newtown
Member of The Greens
Contact Details
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Newtown Electorate Office
A Ms Jenny Leong, MP
383 King Street
P (02) 9517 2800
F (02) 9517 2200

Parliamentary Activity
Current Positions
Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 28 Mar 2015
Member for Newtown 28 Mar 2015
Prior Positions
Position Start End Period Notes
Member, Legislative Assembly Committee on Community Services 18 Jun 2019 03 Mar 2023 3 years 8 months 14 days
Member, Legislative Assembly Committee on Law and Safety 28 May 2015 01 Mar 2019 3 years 9 months 2 days
Member, Joint Select Committee on the Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms and Equality) Bill 2020 18 Jun 2020 31 Mar 2021 9 months 14 days
About the Newtown Electorate
Electorate description: Inner metropolitan, residential suburban, industrial.

Principal suburbs: Alexandria, Camperdown, Chippendale, Darlington, Enmore, Erskineville, Eveleigh, Haymarket, Lewisham, Marrickville, Newtown, Petersham, Redfern, Stanmore, Surry Hills, Sydney University, Waterloo.

Area: 10.29 sq km.

Population: 71,932. Enrolment: 56,456.

Political Party Activity

Community Activity

President, Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association 2006 to 2007. Postgraduate Fellow, University of Sydney Senate 2007 to 2008. Member, Australian Human Rights Steering Committee 2009 to 2010. Member, Human Rights Law Centre Advisory Committee 2010 to 2013.

Local Government Activity

Military Service

Honours Received


Qualifications, Occupations and Interests

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (BA Hons), University of Sydney, 2000.

Manager, Community Arts and Cultural Development, Australia Council for the Arts. 2013 Federal Election Campaign Manager, NSW Greens. Global Campaign Coordinator, Amnesty International - International Secretariat (London, Hong Kong). Crisis Campaign Coordinator, Amnesty International Australia.

Additional Information

Inaugural Speech, 5 May 2015: