Nicolle Flint was elected as the federal Member for Boothby in 2016. She serves on the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts and the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audits. Nicolle’s family moved into the electorate of Boothby in 1920 when her Great-Grandfather returned from World War I. Her family taught at and attended local schools. After growing up on a small farm in country South Australia, Nicolle attended Flinders University and graduated with a double degree in Law and Arts. Nicolle has represented small and medium businesses at the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Canberra, provided policy advice to Liberal leaders Dr Brendan Nelson and Malcolm Turnbull, and more recently has worked as a columnist for The Advertiser and The Age newspapers. As a proud supporter of Australian businesses and jobs, Nicolle believes that a strong economy helps people to give back to their community while providing the best healthcare, education and infrastructure such as roads and public transport.