Catherine King is the new federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government. First elected to Federal Parliament in 2001 to represent the electorate of Ballarat, Ms King has been re-elected as member at each subsequent Federal Election. Prior to entering Parliament, Ms King worked in the social welfare sector in Ballarat and later in the public sector in Canberra, as a director for the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care and as a senior manager at KPMG’s Health Consulting Practice. She holds a Degree in Social Work and a Masters in Public Policy from the Australian National University and has recently completed a law degree from Deakin University.

 “I can’t imagine a township of 900 people anywhere in the country that would put up with some of the things that people in community have put up with for decades.” – Catherine King new federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government.

Listen here to the new federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government Catherine King.

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