22 May 2014 2:30 – 5:30 pm
MGSM Conference Centre
99 Talavera Road, North Ryde
2:30 – 2:45 pm Registration and Refreshments
2:45 – 4:15 pm Guest Speaker – Ms. Catherine King, Shadow Health Minister.
5:00 – 6:00 pm Networking Drinks
About Ms. Catherine King
Ms. Catherine King was first elected to Federal Parliament in 2001 to represent the electorate of Ballarat. She was appointed Parliamentary Secretary in the portfolios of Health and Ageing and Infrastructure and Transport in the Gillard Government following the 2010 election. She held responsibility in the Health portfolio for nine health regulatory agencies including the Therapeutic Goods Administration, Food Standards Australia New Zealand and the Organ and Tissue Authority.
On 18 October 2013, Ms. King was appointed to the role of Shadow Minister for Health in the Shadow Cabinet led by the Hon. Bill Shorten.
Ms. King worked in the social welfare sector in Ballarat and later in the public sector in Canberra, as an assistant director for the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care and then as a director. Prior to entering Parliament she was 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 is currently completing a law degree at Deakin University.