It’s a shame Canberra will lose a parent’s experience with departure of Labor frontbencher Kate Ellis

It's a shame Canberra will lose a parent's experience with departure of Labor frontbencher Kate Ellis … * Born in Melbourne and grew up in Mannum, east of Adelaide, where she was a primary school teacher. * Elected to federal parliament in 2004 in the seat of Adelaide, defeating Liberal Trish Worth. * Named minister for youth and sport after Labor’s

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Kate Ellis Made A Big Career Decision, But Got Asked About Modelling

CANBERRA — Labor’s Kate Ellis has made a big deal decision.The biggest ever for a working mum. Work or family. Her reasoning was sweet and heartbreaking and she explained after 13 years in parliament she still felt she had more to give. “I cannot bear …

Huffington Post Australia

Labor frontbencher Kate Ellis to quit politics at next election

The Labor frontbencher Kate Ellis has decided to quit politics at the next federal election, citing the need to spend time with her family and school-aged son. Ellis, who was widely seen as a rising star in the Labor ranks, announced her intention to

The Guardian

Labor MP Kate Ellis to quit politics at next election

Labor MP Kate Ellis has been an MP for 13 years. Now she confirms this term in Parliament will be her last. AAP Images. Popular Stories. Post employees ‘work around body of dead mate’ · ‘Gun shots’ reported in Ipswich suburb overnight: Police · New …

The Queensland Times

Politics as we know it should change

It’s not people who should have to change to make their lives fit politics as we know it. It’s politics as we know it that should change. Stephanie Peatling · Contact via Email · Follow on Facebook · Follow on Twitter · facebook SHARE · twitter TWEET

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HOWARD’S POINT PROVED

Labor’s Kate Ellis takes issue with John Howard on the topic of women in politics. The Australian reports: Labor Shadow Minister for Early Education, Kate Ellis, has hit out at former Prime Minister John Howard … Last year Mr Howard said federal

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Labor MP and mum Kate Ellis says her decision to quit politics is based on her reluctance to spend 20 weeks each

“FAMILY reasons” has historically been the excuse a politician uses to pull the pin before some secret scandal bubbling away in the background becomes public and brings them down. But, recently, an increasing number of them have departed because they …

The Advertiser

It’s a shame Canberra will lose a parent’s experience with departure of Labor frontbencher Kate Ellis

ANOTHER mum bites the dust. What a pity Labor frontbencher Kate Ellis has decided to put her family before her career and resign her position from federal parliament. I think being mothers — and fathers — makes people better MPs. It’s about time we …

Herald Sun

Kate Ellis Always Brought The Outrage To Question Time

CANBERRA — Labor’s Kate Ellis has only just indicated she is going to leave politics, and is not gone yet, but talk of the departure of the Member for Adelaide has got us musing on what we will miss. There’s no doubt she has made a serious impact over

Huffington Post Australia

Editorial: Kate votes for family first in Labor of love

LABOR frontbencher Kate Ellis’s decision to quit federal politics at the next election casts the spotlight on the challenges of mixing work and family responsibilities. Detailing her decision, revealed exclusively yesterday on Advertiser.com.au, the

The Advertiser

Labor frontbencher Kate Ellis to quit parliament

UPDATED: Outgoing Adelaide MP and Labor frontbencher Kate Ellis says she hopes her legacy won’t be to discourage women entering federal parliament, after she today announced she was standing down at the next election for family reasons.

InDaily

MP proposes having less parliamentary work-1

One of the federal government’s assistant ministers believes the 19 weeks MPs and senators need to be in Canberra for parliament a year should be reduced. His comments come in the wake of Labor frontbencher Kate Ellis’ decision to quit politics at the

Sky News Australia

Ellis vows to serve her full term

Retiring federal Labor frontbencher Kate Ellis has vowed to serve out her full term before leaving politics at the next election. Source: AAP. 10 Mar 2017 – 7:16 AM UPDATED 3 HOURS AGO. Tweet. Federal Labor frontbencher Kate Ellis has vowed to continue …

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