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|Member of the Australian Parliament
6 November 1999
|Preceded by||Gareth Evans|
1 December 1962 |
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Occupation||Chief Executive Officer|
Anthony Michael Byrne (born 1 December 1962) is an Australian politician and an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives since November 1999, representing the Division of Holt, Victoria.
Anthony was elected as the Federal Member for Holt in a by-election in 1999, and re-elected in 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2010.
Anthony was the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister from November 2007 until 14 September 2010. In this role, Anthony oversaw government legislation on the Prime Minister’s behalf to manage the Government’s agenda. Through this role Anthony had specific responsibility for the Australian Institute of Family Studies, an independent government agency, and the National Security Science and Technology Unit, a branch within PM&C.
Anthony was also the Parliamentary Secretary for Trade from February 2009 until 14 September 2010. In this role, Anthony worked closely with the Minister for Trade to grow Australia’s economy and build a more prosperous Australia, creating more opportunities for all Australians.
Anthony has served on a number of parliamentary committees, including the Joint Parliamentary Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee and the Joint Statutory Committee on Intelligence and Security.
Following the 2010 Election, Mr Byrne was appointed as the Chair of the Statutory Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security. He is also a member of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade.
- Anthony Byrne MP, Anthony Byrne MP website, retrieved April 2008
- Anthony Byrne MP, Official parliament website biography, retrieved January 2008
- Anthony Byrne MP, Australian Labor Party biography, retrieved January 2008
- Anthony Byrne MP, Pandora Archive: 2007 Australian federal election campaign - House of Representatives election candidate web sites - Anthony Byrne MP, retrieved January 2008
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Holt