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Encyclopedia > Jenny Macklin
Jenny Macklin


Deputy Leader of the
Australian Labor Party
In office
2001 – December 1, 2006
Succeeded by Julia Gillard
Constituency Division of Jagajaga

Born 29 September 1953
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Political party Australian Labor Party
Website Official site

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Born in Brisbane, Queensland, Macklin grew up in country Victoria. She spent time in Japan as a student before graduating from the University of Melbourne with an honours degree in economics. A Marxist in her youth, she is a member of the Socialist Left faction of the Labor Party. Brisbane (pronounced ) is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Queensland, as well as the third largest city in Australia. ... Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Peter Beattie (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd)  - Product per capita  $40,170/person (6th) Population (End of November 2006)  - Population  4,164,590 (3rd)  - Density  2. ... The University of Melbourne, is a public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. ... Face-to-face trading interactions on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. ... Marxism is the political practice and social theory based on the works of Karl Marx, a 19th century philosopher, economist, journalist, and revolutionary, along with Friedrich Engels. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A political faction is presently an informal grouping of individuals, especially within a political organisation, such as a political party, a trade union, or other group with some kind of political purpose (referred to in this article as the “broader organisation”). It may also be referred to as a power...


Macklin was a researcher at the Australian National University in 1976-78, an economics research specialist with the Parliamentary Library in Canberra 1978-81, Research Coordinator at the Labour Resource Centre in Melbourne 1981-85, an adviser to the Victorian Minister for Health 1985-88, director of the federal government's National Health Strategy 1990-93 and director of the Australian Urban and Regional Development Review 1993-95. She is one of the federal Parliament's most highly qualified members on matters of social policy. The Australian National University, or ANU, is a public university located in Canberra, Australia. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Melbourne (pronounced ) is the second most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of approximately 3. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ...


On her election to Parliament Macklin was immediately elected a member of the Opposition Shadow Cabinet, where she served in a number of roles, including Shadow Minister for Aged Care, Social Security and the Status of Women. After the 1998 election, Macklin became Shadow Minister for Health. The Health Minister at the time, Dr Michael Wooldridge, complained of her "stupid, whining carping voice." Macklin began to gain a reputation as a solid parliamentary performer. Legislative elections were held in Australia on 3 October 1998. ... Dr Michael Richard Lewis Wooldridge (born November 7, 1956) is an Australian doctor and politician and a former Health Minister of Australia. ...


After the ALP's defeat at the 2001 election, Macklin was elected Deputy Leader to Simon Crean. She was the first woman to hold a leadership position in either Australian major party. She took on the position of Shadow Minister for Education. Following Crean's replacement as leader by Mark Latham in December 2003, and Latham's subsequent resignation in January 2005, Macklin retained her position. Remaining as deputy leader under Kim Beazley, Macklin became the first person to be deputy to three leaders of the ALP since Frank Forde. She is currently Shadow Minister for Families and Community Services, Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation. Legislative elections were held in Australia on 10 November 2001. ... Simon Findlay Crean (born 26 February 1949) an Australian politician, was leader of the Australian Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition at the Federal level, from November 2001 to 2 December 2003. ... Mark William Latham (born 28 February 1961), a former Australian politician, was Leader of the Federal Parliamentary Australian Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition from December 2003 to January 2005. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For Kim Beazleys father, Kim Beazley senior, see Kim Edward Beazley. ... Francis Michael Forde (18 July 1890 – 28 January 1983) was an Australian politician and the 15th Prime Minister of Australia. ...


On 1 December 2006, Macklin's position as deputy leader of the Australian Labor Party came under threat after Kim Beazley called for a spill of all the leadership positions in a bid to end growing speculation over the issue. Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Kevin Rudd, and Shadow Minister for Health, Julia Gillard, announced their intentions to run against Beazley and Macklin as a team for the positions of leader and deputy leader respectively of the party. On the day of the ballot, Macklin effectively stepped down from the position, choosing not to contest the deputy leadership after Kevin Rudd was elected as the new party leader. This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Kevin Michael Rudd (born 21 September 1957), is the leader of the federal Australian Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition in the Australian Parliament. ... This article has been selected as the current Australian Collaboration of the Fortnight! Please help improve it to featured article standard. ... Kevin Michael Rudd (born 21 September 1957), is the leader of the federal Australian Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition in the Australian Parliament. ...


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Preceded by
Simon Crean
Deputy Leader of the
Australian Labor Party

2001–2006
Succeeded by
Julia Gillard
Current Members of the Australian House of Representatives from Victoria

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Australian Labor Party : Jenny Macklin - Member for Jagajaga (323 words)
Jenny was an adviser to the Victorian Minister for Health and from 1990 to 1993 she was responsible for the National Health Strategy, a national review of Australia's health system.
Jenny was elected to the ALP National Executive in 1998 and in 2000 was elected as the Senior Vice-President of the ALP.
Following the 2001 federal election, Jenny was elected unopposed as Deputy Leader of the Opposition on 22 November 2001 and held that position until 4 December 2006.
Interview: Jenny Macklin (2239 words)
JENNY MACKLIN: I have no doubt that interest rates was at the core of it.
JENNY MACKLIN: Well, I think the important thing is for the proper processes to be gone through, rather than singling any particular area out.
JENNY MACKLIN: Well, I think the important thing is that the process that's gone through is fair.
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