Joy Burch

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Joy Burch
MLA
Joy Burch at the National Multicultural Festival 2012.jpg
7th Speaker of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
31 October 2016
Deputy Vicki Dunne
Preceded by Vicki Dunne
Minister for Community Services, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister for Arts, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, Minister for Women, Minister for Ageing in the Australian Capital Territory Government
In office
October 2009 – 31 October 2016
Member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly
for Brindabella
Assumed office
November 2008
Personal details
Political party Australian Labor Party

Joy Marie Burch is an Australian politician with the Australian Labor Party, elected to the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly in the Brindabella electorate at the 2008 election.[1][2]

Burch was appointed to Cabinet in November 2009 as the Minister for Disability Housing and Community Services, Minister for Children and Young People, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister for Ageing and Minister for Women.

In May 2011 Burch took on responsibilities as Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs and Minister for Arts. Later in 2011 this was revised to include Minister for Community Services, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister for Ageing, Minister for Women, Minister for Gaming and Racing, Minister for the Arts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ACT election final results". ACT Electoral Commission. 25 October 2008. Archived from the original on 18 February 2011. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  2. ^ "ACT Labor People". Australian Labor Party (ACT Branch). 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Mick Gentleman
Member for Brindabella in the ACT Legislative Assembly
2008–present
Incumbent