|Member of the Australian Parliament
24 November 2007
|Preceded by||David Fawcett|
27 February 1972 |
Kapunda, South Australia, Australia
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Alma mater||University of South Australia|
Nicholas David "Nick" Champion (born 27 February 1972 in Kapunda, South Australia), is the ALP Member of the Australian House of Representatives representing the electorate of Wakefield. He won the seat at the 2007 Australian federal election, defeating the sitting Liberal member, David Fawcett.
Champion spent his early years in the rural town of Kapunda and completed his secondary education at Kapunda High School while working part time as a fruit picker. He completed an Arts degree at the University of South Australia[when?] and became a union official at the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association in 1994. He is aligned with the Labor Right.
He served as South Australian State President of the Australian Labor Party from 2005 to 2006. Champion was a Ministerial Adviser to State ALP Minister Michael Wright before the 2007 election campaign.
- "Mr Nick Champion MP, Member for Wakefield (SA)". Retrieved 2008-08-22.
- "Big swings against Coalition across SA". 24 November 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-25.
- "Nick Champion - Candidate for Wakefield". Archived from the original on 2007-08-31. Retrieved 2007-11-25.
- Wakefield MP's push to remove 'pokies trickery': The Advertiser 13/9/2009
- "Elections winners as predicted". 24 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-20.
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|Member for Wakefield
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