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Amber-Jade Sanderson


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 25 October 1976
Place: Ascot, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Arrival in WA
Parents
Kate and Julian (step-father)
Marriage and Family
Death
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Religion
Education
BA (Journalism)
Occupation
Union official
Employment History
Assistant Secretary, United Voice for nine years prior to parliament
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Party
Labor
Member of Australian Labor Party
Date Elected
5 April 2013
Inaugural Speech

Inaugural Video
 2017
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Sanderson, Amber-Jade, Valedictory Speech, November 2016.pdfSanderson, Amber-Jade, Valedictory Speech, November 2016.pdf
Year Retired/Resigned
Electorate
Morley
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC East Metropolitan from 5 April 2013. Elected to the Thirty-Ninth Parliament for East Metropolitan Region on 5 April 2013 for term commencing 22 May 2013. Resigned 5 February 2017 (to contest the Lower House seat for Morley).
  • MLA Morley from 11 March 2017. Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Morley on 11 March 2017, in succession to Ian Maxwell Britza (defeated).

Office
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier; Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Federal-State Relations; Parliamentary Secretary of the Cabinet from 17 March 2017

Committees
  • Deputy Chair of Committees from 16 October 2013 to 5 February 2017
  • Member Standing Committee on Public Administration from 22 May 2013 to 18 August 2015
  • Member Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review from 22 May 2013 to 18 August 2015
  • Member Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review from 24 February 2016 to 11 October 2016
  • Member Standing Committee on Public Administration from 16 February 2016 to 5 February 2017
  • Member Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices from 23 August 2017 to 23 August 2018
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Grew up in Bayswater
Moved to London in 1986 and stayed until 2001
Returned to Perth 2001
Qualifications
BA (Journalism)
References
Parliament of Western Australia. Current Members. Accessed 2 June 2015 and 18 July 2019
Further Information