contact Representative Julie Collins of Tasmania

Julie Maree Collins is an Australian politician and member of the Australian Labor Party (ALP). She has been the Member for Franklin since the 2007 federal election and currently serves as the Minister for Housing, Minister for Homelessness, and Minister for Small Business in the Albanese ministry. Collins was born on July 3, 1971, in Hobart, Tasmania, and grew up in a housing commission property. Her mother remarried, and Collins was adopted by her stepfather Andrew Collins. She attended Cosgrove High School but had to discontinue her studies due to financial reasons. After the 1987 federal election, she began working for the ALP as an administrative assistant. Collins worked for various Tasmanian Labor MPs and state government departments before entering parliament.

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