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New roles for Carolyn Habib and Jing Lee

Today Premier Steven Marshall will appoint two new faces to fill important roles in the Marshall Liberal Government to deliver on its strong plan for real change.

Carolyn Habib MP will assume the of role Assistant Minister for Domestic and Family Violence Prevention, and the Hon. Jing Lee MLC will be the Assistant Minister to the Premier.

The Marshall Liberal Government will implement a suite of measures to combat domestic and family violence including addressing the urgent shortage of emergency accommodation across our state – particularly in regional areas.

Premier Marshall said that Carolyn Habib has a proven ability to deliver results at a local level, and will now work to deliver measurers to combat family and domestic violence.

“Carolyn is a fierce advocate for vulnerable South Australians. I’m confident that she has the skills and the passion to drive action to prevent family violence and I’m delighted to welcome her into the government,” said Premier Marshall.

Carolyn Habib welcomes the role and is humbled and excited by the opportunity to be a strong voice for the people of Elder and a member of the Marshall Liberal Government.

“I’ve devoted much of my working life to being a voice for some of our most vulnerable and disadvantaged citizens, and in my new role as Assistant Minister for Domestic and Family Violence Prevention I will continue that work,” said Ms Habib.

The Hon. Jing Lee will be appointed as the Assistant Minister to the Premier, and is looking forward to continuing her advocacy in government.

“Jing Lee is a proud supporter and contributor of the multicultural community, and has worked tirelessly over two decades to support and strengthen the significant contributions and great capacity of our culturally diverse state,” said Premier Marshall.

The Hon. Jing Lee said it is a great privilege to take on this important role to serve the people of South Australia.

“I am delighted to accept this role assisting the Premier, and coming from a rich multicultural background myself, I am particularly looking forward to being a strong advocate for South Australia’s multicultural community,” said Ms Lee.