Byron Bay Labor

Your local Labor branch

Justine Elliot - your federal MP

Justine Elliot has been the Federal Member for Richmond on the North Coast of NSW since 2004.

Justine graduated from Queensland University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and History. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations from Griffith University.

Before becoming a Federal Parliamentarian, Justine worked as a Youth Justice Convenor with the NSW Department of Juvenile Justice, drawing on her seven years' experience as a police officer. She was a community representative on the Northern Rivers Area Health Service Hospital and Community Health Council.

Justine was previously the Minister for Ageing and prior to becoming a Minister she was a member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing.

Justine is married to Craig and they have two children.


She currently holds the seat of Richmond with a margin of 2.96%.

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