ENG:Kristina Kerscher Keneally (born 19 December 1968) is an Australian politician and the 42nd Premier of New South Wales.
In 2003 she was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Heffron, succeeding Deirdre Grusovin after a controversial preselection. After being re-elected in 2007, she became the Minister for Ageing and Disability Services and was subsequently appointed Minister for Planning by incoming Premier Nathan Rees in September 2008. She held the position of the NSW Government's Spokesperson for World Youth Day 2008. On 3 December 2009 the Australian Labor Party caucus elected Keneally to replace Nathan Rees as leader of the parliamentary party. She was sworn in as Premier on 4 December.
Keneally was born Kristina Marie Kerscher in Las Vegas to ...
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SHE led the most unpopular government in NSW history, now former Premier Kristina Keneally is set to take on an equally difficult task - rebuilding the NBL.
The Daily Telegraph can reveal Keneally, the Heffron MP, will split her time between the backbench and the backboards when she's named Basketball Australia's new chair next week.
In the biggest move since the Sydney Kings were readmitted to the competition last year, Basketball Australia held a board meeting in Melbourne yesterday to ratify the appointment, with Keneally to succeed interim chair Justin ...
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Celebrities joined the mass to commemorate the Feast of the Holy Cross in the Patrician Centenary Hall at Holy Cross College Ryde on Friday morning.
Ben Keneally, who graduated dux of 1988, was there to receive the 2010 Feast of the Holy Cross Community Service Award, which is given to a distinguished former student.
He was accompanied by his wife, Premier Kristina Keneally.
Last year’s winner was cardiologist and consultant physician Andrew Sindone.
Holy Cross principal Adam Taylor “reintroduced Benedict Keneally”, who arrived at Holy Cross from Villa Maria ...
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NSW Premier Kristina Keneally is standing by another embattled MP, Angela D'Amore, who is being investigated over allegations she rorted a parliamentary allowance.
It was revealed this morning that Ms D'Amore is being investigated by the Independent Commission Against Corruption over whether she and her electorate staff rorted the same allowance that forced the resignation of former Penrith MP, Karyn Paluzzano.
Ms D'Amore, the Labor MP for Drummoyne, is the Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Minister for Police and Assisting the Minister for Climate Change and the Environment.
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Eric the ready
Eric Roozendaal is a man, who by all predictions will find his party dumped from power in a Liberal landslide on March 26, but he is incredibly calm.
Jewish mayor set for Parliament
BOTANY Bay Mayor Ron Hoenig seems set to become the second Jewish member of the NSW Parliament after the forthcoming Heffron by-election.
Same-sex marriage bill reveals differences
Differences within Christian communities over gay marriage are being brought to the surface by a Senate inquiry into a Greens bill to permit same-sex marriages. Catholic Archbishop of Sydney Cardinal George Pell has made a submission to the inquiry supporting the traditional definition of marriage. But two of Sydney’s most high-profile Catholic women – Kristina ...
Nominations open for Indian Sub-continent Awards
Premier Kristina Keneally on Wednesday officially opened nominations for the 2011 Premier’s IndianSub-continent Community Awards, recognising volunteer work and community service in the Indian Sub-continent Community in the New South Wales. The inaugural Premier’s Indian Sub-continent Community Awards will be held in early 2011 and will be organised by the Community Relations Commission. Nominations will [...]
Sub-continent or Indian Sub-continent Friends of Labour
Indian Australian honoured;Grant for Multicultural on-line business directory
UK Indian women win Asian achievement awards