Federal Member for Curtin
Sep 10, 2020 6:45 AM
Celia Hammond MP
Federal Member for Curtin

Celia Monica Hammond is an Australian politician and former academic who has been a member of the House of Representatives since the 2019 federal election. She is a member of the Liberal Party and represents the Division of Curtin in Western Australia. She previously served as the vice-chancellor of the University of Notre Dame Australia from 2008 to 2019.  Celia was born in Northam, Western Australia, and moved to the Perth suburb of City Beach at the age of 10. She studied law at the University of Western Australia, graduating in 1991.  celia was admitted as a legal practitioner in 1992. She lectured at the University of Western Australia from 1994 to 1998,  before accepting a position as a senior lecturer at the University of Notre Dame Australia's newly established Fremantle School of Law. She was subsequently promoted to professor and head of the law school, before being appointed vice-chancellor in 2008. She resigned the post in February 2019 to enter politics, although she had planned to retire later in the year.

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