Tanya Plibersek : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Career

Tanya Plibersek is an Australian politician who served as Deputy Leader of the Labor Party know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Career

Tanya Plibersek : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Career
Tanya Plibersek
  Bio
Name Tanya Plibersek
Birthdate ( Age) 2 December 1969 
Place of Birth Sydney, Australia
Nationality Michael Coutts-Trotter (m. 2000)
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Michael Coutts-Trotter (m. 2000)
Children Anna Coutts-TrotterJoseph Coutts-TrotterLouis Coutts-Trotter
Parents Name not Known
Education University of Technology SydneyMacquarie University
Political Australian Labor Party
Profession Member of the Australian Parliament
Net Worth $1 Million - $2 Million
Last Update October 2021

Tanya Joan Plibersek is an Australian politician who served as Deputy Leader of the Labor Party and Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 2013 to 2019, and has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Sydney since 1998. A member of the Labor Party, Plibersek served as a Cabinet Minister in the Rudd and Gillard Governments.

She was promoted to Minister for Health the following year, and held that position until Labor's defeat at the 2013 election. Plibersek was elected Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party in the election's aftermath. 

Early Life and Family

Plibersek was born in Sydney, the youngest of three children born to Joseph and Rose Plibersek. Her older brother Ray is a lawyer, and her oldest brother Phillip (d. 1997) was a geologist. Her parents were born in small Slovenian villages, arriving in Australia unknown to each other as part of the post-war immigration scheme. 

Her mother was born in Podvinci, and came to Australia via Italy. Her father was born in Kočno pri Polskavi, and came to Australia via Austria. He found work as a labourer on the Snowy Mountains Scheme, and later spent 20 years working for Qantas as a plumber and gas fitter.

Plibersek grew up in the suburb of Oyster Bay in Sydney's Sutherland Shire. She attended Oyster Bay Public School and Jannali Girls High School, where she was the dux. She joined the Labor Party at the age of 15.Plibersek studied journalism at the University of Technology Sydney, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. She then took a Masters in Public Policy and Politics at Macquarie University.

Tanya Plibersek Husband

Tanya Plibersek married with Michael Coutts-Trotter. lives in Sydney with her husband Michael Coutts-Trotter and children Anna, Joseph and Louis.Plibersek’s husband, Michael Coutts-Trotter, is a senior public servant in the NSW Government.He currently serves as the Secretary of the New South Wales Department of Communities and Justice.

Tanya Plibersek Net Worth

Tanya Joan Plibersek is an Australian politician who served as Deputy Leader of the Labor Party and Deputy Leader has an estimated Net Worth around $1 Million - $2 Million in 2021.

Professional Career

Plibersek was elected to the House of Representatives at the 1998 federal election, aged 28, retaining the Division of Sydney for the ALP following the retirement of Peter Baldwin. With the support of George Campbell's "hard left" faction, she won preselection for the seat against twelve other candidates, including ten other women. 

After the 2004 election, Plibersek was elected to Latham's shadow ministry and allocated three portfolios – youth; the status of women; and work and family, community and early childhood education. In June 2005, after Latham was succeeded as opposition leader by Beazley, she retained the youth and status of women portfolios and was given responsibility for childcare.

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Following the 2007 federal election, Plibersek was appointed Minister for Housing and Minister for the Status of Women in the First Rudd Ministry. Following the 2010 federal election, Plibersek was appointed Minister for Human Services and Minister for Social Inclusion. Her appointment took effect following the birth of Plibersek’s youngest son Louis, and soon afterwards Plibersek directed the Human Services response to the 2010-11 Queensland floods. As Minister for Human Services, Plibersek established emergency and recovery centres to provide urgent support to flood-affected communities.

As Minister for Housing, Plibersek established the National Rental Affordability Scheme to build 50,000 affordable rental homes, invested $6 billion in social housing to build 21,600 new homes and repair 80,000 homes, and provided $550 million for homelessness services. The new housing was built ahead of time and under budget. She also established the Housing Affordability Fund and First Home Saver Accounts.

Plibersek was unanimously elected deputy leader of the Labor Party on 14 October 2013, following the leadership election that had seen Bill Shorten succeed Kevin Rudd as leader.She was Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development until July 2016.

Plibersek was re-elected at the 2019 election with a swing of 5.7% to the Labor Party. Following the party's defeat at the federal election of 2019 and Bill Shorten's immediate resignation as party leader, Plibersek made it known that she was interested in standing in the leadership election, and was supported by Shorten and former prime minister Julia Gillard; however, she concluded that "now is not my time", citing family responsibilities.After Anthony Albanese's victory in the leadership contest, Plibersek was appointed Shadow Minister for Education and Training in his new shadow cabinet.