Elected Officials

Local Government

Forde falls into the state electorate of Molonglo. There were seven elected officials for Molonglo in the 2012 ACT election:

  • Andrew Barr – Australian Labor Party
  • Simon Corbell – Australian Labor Party
  • Meegan Fitzharris – Australian Labor Party
  • Shane Rattenbury – ACT Greens
  • Steve Doszpot – Canberra Liberals
  • Jeremy Hanson – Canberra Liberals
  • Giulia Jones – Canberra Liberals

Contact information for ACT MLAs can be found here.

The next ACT election will take place on 15 October 2016; all current member terms will be up for re-election.

You can find out more about the ACT Legislative Assembly here.

Federal Government

House of Representatives

Forde falls into the federal electorate of Fraser, represented by one elected official in the Australian Parliament. The current elected official is:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP


There are two senators for the ACT. Territory senate seats are on 3 year terms, as opposed to 6 year terms in the states. The current ACT Senators are:

  • Senator the Hon Kate Lundy
  • Senator Zed Seselja

Contact information for ACT MP and Senators can be found here.

You can find out more about the Parliament of Australia here.