Biography

Sussan Ley’s career path has been wonderfully varied, working odd jobs on the way to a pilot’s license – with roles as an air traffic controller, stock-mustering pilot and occasional shearer’s cook following.

While raising three children on a family farm, ten years study led to a senior position at the Australian Taxation Office before entering federal politics in 2001.

Serving the rural NSW electorate of Farrer since 2001, Sussan has also been allocated responsibility in several portfolio and policy areas, most recently as Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories.

Sussan regards it as an honour to represent regional Australia, making time to regularly travel through her electorate and around the country listening to the views and concerns of constituents.

From Sussan

The RBA's statement today confirms that Australia's economic recovery from the pandemic is well underway.

May 04

Next week's Budget will add to the Morrison Government's record infrastructure investment and support 4,000 direct and indirect jobs in Western Australia.

May 04

#LIVE: Protecting Australian agriculture and regional communities.

May 04

Small brewers and distillers will benefit from $255 million in tax relief to support more jobs and investment as part of the 2021-22 Budget. Read more ➡️ http://lbr.al/is6y

May 04