The Hon. Harriet Shing

Minister for Housing Minister for Water Minister for Equality More information
Harriet Shing

Meet Harriet

Harriet was first elected to the Legislative Council in 2014.

Ministries

  • Minister for Housing since October 2023

  • Minister for Water since December 2022

  • Minister for Equality since December 2022

  • Minister for Regional Development December 2022 - October 2023

  • Minister for Commonwealth Games Legacy December 2022 - July 2023

  • Minister for Water June 2022 - December 2022

  • Minister for Regional Development June 2022 - December 2022

  • Minister for Equality June 2022 - December 2022

Positions

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Digital Government December 2021 - June 2022

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Water December 2020 - June 2022

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Creative Industries June 2020 - June 2022

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Equality June 2020 - June 2022

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Mental Health December 2018 - December 2020

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Services July 2016 - December 2018

Committee membership

Allowances and Budget Reports

In accordance with section 9I of the Parliamentary Salaries, Allowances and Superannuation Act 1968 the relevant Officer must publish the prescribed details in respect of claims for work-related parliamentary allowances or under the Budget and expense allowances (if any) and electorate allowances and the motor vehicle allowance (if claimed) made to the relevant Officer during each period of 3 months ending 31 March, 30 June, 30 September and 31 December as soon as practicable after the end of each period.

Register of Interest

Historical information

  • First elected
    29 November 2014
  • 3,382 days of Parliamentary Service
    2014 - Current
  • First Ministerial Appointment
    27 June 2022

Electorate history

  • Eastern Victoria since 29 November 2014

Party history

  • Australian Labor Party since 29 November 2014

Positions held

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Digital Government 6 December 2021 - 27 June 2022

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Water 22 December 2020 - 27 June 2022

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Creative Industries 22 June 2020 - 27 June 2022

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Equality 22 June 2020 - 27 June 2022

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Mental Health 19 December 2018 - 22 December 2020

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Services 1 July 2016 - 18 December 2018

Ministries history

  • Minister for Housing since 2 October 2023

  • Minister for Water since 14 December 2022

  • Minister for Equality since 14 December 2022

  • Minister for Regional Development 14 December 2022 - 2 October 2023

  • Minister for Commonwealth Games Legacy 14 December 2022 - 19 July 2023

  • Minister for Water 27 June 2022 - 5 December 2022

  • Minister for Regional Development 27 June 2022 - 5 December 2022

  • Minister for Equality 27 June 2022 - 5 December 2022

Committee membership history

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