Fiona Phillips (politician)

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Fiona Phillips
Fiona Philips, MP for federal electorate of Gilmore, Australia.jpg
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Gilmore
Assumed office
18 May 2019
Preceded byAnn Sudmalis
Personal details
Born
Fiona Evon Boyd

Nowra, New South Wales
NationalityAustralian
Political partyAustralian Labor Party
Alma materUniversity of Newcastle, University of New South Wales
OccupationBusiness operations manager

Fiona Evon Phillips (née Boyd) is an Australian politician, who has been the Labor member for Gilmore in the House of Representatives (Australia) since the 2019 Australian federal election.

Phillips was born in Nowra, and completed a Bachelor of Economics at the University of Newcastle, then worked as an industrial relations officer for Sydney bank. She later became a business operations manager for the Department of Defence based at HMAS Albatross. She was the unsuccessful Australian Labor Party candidate for the New South Wales seat of South Coast in 2015, and unsuccessful for the federal seat of Gilmore in 2016, before being elected in Gilmore at the 2019 election, with a two-party-preferred swing of just over 3 points.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gilmore (Key Seat) – Federal Election 2019 Electorate, Candidates, Results : Australia Votes". ABC News. ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  2. ^ Hanscombe, John (19 May 2019). "Gilmore's new MP Fiona Phillips ran a relentless campaign as rivals stumbled chaotically". Illawarra Mercury. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  3. ^ Campbell, Ian. "Mike Kelly & Fiona Phillips – "being in opposition won't stop our agenda."". About Regional. Retrieved 26 May 2019.