Jill Hall

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Jill Hall
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Shortland
Assumed office
3 October 1998
Preceded by Peter Morris
Member of the New South Wales Parliament
for Swansea
In office
March 1995 – March 1998
Preceded by Don Bowman
Succeeded by Milton Orkopoulos
Personal details
Born (1949-11-16) 16 November 1949 (age 66)
Macksville, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Profession Rehabilitation counsellor

Jill Griffiths Hall (born 16 November 1949), an Australian politician, has been a Member of the Australian House of Representatives, since the 1998, representing the seat of Shortland, New South Wales for the Australian Labor Party. She is aligned with the ALP's Socialist Left faction.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Hall was born in Macksville, New South Wales, and was educated at University of Newcastle.


She was a rehabilitation counsellor before entering politics. Hall was member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Swansea from 1995 to 1998.[2]

Hall was a Labor Whip from October 2004 to November 2012, serving in both Opposition and Government.[3][4] Prior to entering NSW and Federal politics, Hall was a Councillor on Lake Macquarie City Council.


  1. ^ Gartrell, Adam (15 January 2016). "Labor factions engineer deal to keep Joel Fitzgibbon, Pat Conroy in Parliament". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 16 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Mrs Jill Griffiths Hall (1949 - )". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Archived from the original on 29 September 2007. Retrieved 1 April 2007. 
  3. ^ "Your Federal Representative: Jill Hall MP". Jill Hall. Archived from the original on 15 December 2006. Retrieved 1 April 2007. 
  4. ^ "Ms Jill Hall MP, Member for Shortland (NSW)". Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 1 April 2007. 

External links[edit]

Parliament of New South Wales
Preceded by
Don Bowman
Member for Swansea
Succeeded by
Milton Orkopoulos
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Peter Morris
Member for Shortland