Emma McBride

Emma Margaret McBride (born 27 April 1975) is an Australian politician. She was elected as the member for Dobell in the Australian House of Representatives in the 2016 election[1] after having been an unsuccessful candidate for the same seat in the 2013 election.[2]

Emma McBride

Member of the Australian Parliament
for Dobell
Assumed office
2 July 2016 (2016-07-02)
Preceded byKaren McNamara
Personal details
Born (1975-04-27) 27 April 1975
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Political partyLabor
FatherGrant McBride
ProfessionPharmacist, politician

McBride was raised in Wyong, New South Wales. She holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Sydney and a graduate diploma in management from Flinders University.[3] Before entering parliament, McBride was chief pharmacist at Wyong Hospital, and served on the Wyong Shire Council. Her father is former New South Wales MP Grant McBride.[2]

McBride's paternal grandfather was born in Northern Ireland. She obtained Irish citizenship by descent in 2001, but renounced it prior to the 2013 election.[4]


  1. Therese Murray (4 July 2016). "Liberal's Karen McNamara concedes defeat to Labor in Dobell". The Daily Telegraph. News Corp. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  2. "Electorate: Dobell". Australia Votes - Election 2016. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  3. Ms Emma McBride MP - Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  4. Citizenship Register – 45th Parliament
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Karen McNamara
Member for Dobell

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