• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4143

Ellis, Katherine Margaret

(1977 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 22 September, 1977, Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Advisor, Parliamentarian


A member of the Australian Labor Party, Kate Ellis was elected to the House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament as the Member for Adelaide, South Australia, in 2004. She was re-elected in 2007 and appointed Minster for Youth and Minister for Sport in the newly formed Rudd Labor Government. She was successful again at the 2010 election and currently holds the ministerial portfolios of Employment Participation and Childcare and the Status of Women in the Gillard Labor Government.

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