Kerrie Tucker

Former MLA for Molonglo (1995-2004)

Kerrie Tucker was a member of the ACT Legislative Assembly between 1995 and 2001.

Prior to entering politics, Kerrie worked at the Canberra and South East Region Environment Centre, where she also edited Bogong magazine. She was a founding member of the ACT Greens, and ran for the Senate in the 1993 federal election.

During Kerrieā€™s term in the Assembly, she advocated for public housing; pro-choice and same-sex anti-discrimination laws; review of competition policy; substance abuse and progressive drug reform; and increasing the size of the Assembly from 17 members to 21 members.

In 2004, Kerrie resigned from her seat to again contest the federal election, but was unsuccessful. She also ran unsuccessfully for the Senate at the 2007 federal election.

After leaving politics, Kerrie worked as the Executive Officer of ACT Shelter and at the Australia Institute.

Kerrie Tucker headshot