Lidia Thorpe : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Salary
Lidia Alma Thorpe is an Australian politician, businesswoman and activist know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Salary
Lidia Thorpe Biography
|Birthdate||18 August 1973|
|Age (as of 2021)||48 years|
|Place of Birth||Carlton, Australia|
|Spouse/Partner||Name not Known|
|Children||Yes, Two Daughters|
|Parents||Name not Known|
|Last Update||Nonember 2021|
Lidia Alma Thorpe is an Australian politician, businesswoman and activist. She is currently a Senator for Victoria, representing the Australian Greens, and is also the first Aboriginal Senator from Victoria.She is a Gunnai-Gunditjmara woman.Thorpe has also previously been a member of the Victorian Parliament. In winning the Northcote state by-election on 18 November 2017 she became the first Aboriginal woman elected to the state Parliament.She served as the member for the division of Northcote in the Legislative Assembly from 2017 to 2018.
Early Life and Family
Lidia Alma Thorpe was Born on 18 August 1973 in Carlton, Victoria, Australia.Thorpe was[when?] the chair of the Victorian NAIDOC Committee.Thorpe has also worked as the Aboriginal employment adviser for the Municipal Association of Victoria, was president of the Lakes Entrance Basketball Association for three years, school council member of the Nowa Nowa Primary School, a steering committee member for Indigenous Administrators, a member of Community of Practice, a member of the Institute of Public Administration Australia, and a project manager with the East Gippsland Shire Council, where she addressed disadvantage in Lakes Entrance through the Advancing Country Towns Project.
In 2013 Thorpe was declared bankrupt, with over $700,000 in debts, including monies owed to Indigenous Business Australia, and $55,000 owed to the Australian Taxation Office.She said that her bankruptcy resulted from domestic violence, stating "like many survivors of family violence, I ended up losing everything in a bid to protect myself and my family from an impossible situation".Thorpe's grandmother, Alma Thorpe, was one of the founders of the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service.
Lidia Thorpe Husband, Is Lidia Thorpe Married ?
Lidia was married but later she divorces and she has never any kind of detail about her Ex.Husband.Thorpe has three children and first became a mother at the age of 17.She also has two granddaughters.Thorpe shares care of her youngest child with her ex-husband who has "worked to 'turn his life around and to be a good dad to our daughter'".
Lidia Thorpe Net Worth
Lidia Alma Thorpe is an Australian politician, businesswoman and activist has an estimated Net Worth around $3 Million in 2021.
|Net Worth ( 2021 )||$3 Million|
|Income Source||Politician and Businesswoman|
|Income / Salary||Under Review|
Thorpe won the seat of Northcote at the 2017 by-election after receiving 45.22% of the primary vote, giving her a winning distribution of 50.93%, 11% more than the Labor candidate.Thorpe was sworn in as a member of parliament on 28 November 2017 and she delivered her first speech to the Assembly the following day.Thorpe was the Australian Greens Victoria portfolio holder for Aboriginal Justice, Consumer Affairs, Skills and Training, Sport and Mental Health.
In May 2018 Thorpe organised a historic gathering of Aboriginal Elders in the parliament of Victoria to discuss the state's treaty processes. The meeting was organised as part of Thorpe's campaign to implement clan-based treaties, which would recognise the approximately 100 Aboriginal clans in Victoria.In June 2020 Thorpe was preselected by Victorian Greens members to fill the federal Senate vacancy caused by former leader Richard Di Natale's resignation.She was appointed to the vacancy at a joint sitting of the Victorian Parliament on 4 September, and was sworn in on 6 October 2020.
She is the first Aboriginal woman to represent Victoria in the Senate and is the first Aboriginal federal parliamentarian from the Greens.In a speech to Parliament in May 2021, Thorpe alluded that the Attorney-General of the Northern Territory was a white male, when the Attorney-General, Selena Uibo, was an Indigenous woman.In December 2021, Lidia Thorpe was accused of telling a female Liberal Senator “at least I keep my legs shut” in parliament, which the Liberal Senator alleged was in reference to her autistic son during a motion on the National Disability Insurance Scheme, an interjection that colleagues say left the woman in tears.