Pat Conroy (politician)

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Pat Conroy
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Charlton
In office
7 September 2013 – 2 July 2016
Preceded by Greg Combet
Succeeded by Seat abolished
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Shortland
Assumed office
2 July 2016
Preceded by Jill Hall
Personal details
Born (1979-05-10) 10 May 1979 (age 38)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) Keara Courtney
Children 2
Alma mater University of Sydney
Profession Economist, Politician

Patrick Martin "Pat" Conroy (born 10 May 1979) is an Australian politician. Conroy has been a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives, representing the Division of Charlton in New South Wales from September 2013 to July 2016 and the Division of Shortland thereafter.[1] He is aligned with the ALP's Socialist Left faction.[2]


An economist by profession, prior to his election to parliament, Conroy worked for Greg Combet in his capacity as Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.[3]


  1. ^ Kelly, Matthew (8 September 2013). "CHARLTON: Conroy to stick to local issues". Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Gartrell, Adam (15 January 2016). "Labor factions engineer deal to keep Joel Fitzgibbon, Pat Conroy in Parliament". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 16 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Milman, Oliver (9 September 2013). "New Australian MPs: who are the Labor and Coalition rising stars?". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 

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Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Greg Combet
Member for Charlton
Division abolished
Preceded by
Jill Hall
Member for Shortland