Terri is the Shadow Minister for the Environment and Water, and the Member for Griffith.
She has served in the Parliament since 2014, when she was elected in a by-election after former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd left Parliament.
As an MP, Terri co-founded the Parliamentary Friends of Innovation and Enterprise, and has co-chaired Parliamentary friends groups for Tourism, the AFLW, and Meals on Wheels.
She was previously the Shadow Minister for Young Australians and Youth Affairs, and the Shadow Minister for Employment Services, Workforce Participation and Future of Work.
She has also served as a Shadow Parliamentary Secretary and Shadow Assistant Minister in the fields of domestic violence, universities, and equality. In the latter capacity she worked closely with the LGBTIQ community to attain marriage equality.
Terri has also enjoyed serving on Parliamentary committees for employment, education and training, corporations and financial services, social policy, and parliamentary procedure.
In 2014, as a new backbencher, she led Labor’s Cost of Living Committee.