Independent MP for Warringah; Former Olympian

At the 2019 Federal Election, Zali won the Federal Parliamentary Seat of Warringah as an Independent candidate. The seat had been held for nearly 25 years by Tony Abbott. She is also Australia’s most successful alpine skier, winning a bronze medal in slalom at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, and a World Championship gold medal in 1999. Since 2008, Zali has been a practising Barrister, specialising in commercial law, sports law and family law, and she was appointed to the Court of Arbitration for sport in 2017. Zali has also served as an Independent Non-Executive Director at the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia; a Director of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame; a Member of the Australian Sports Anti Doping Agency (ASADA) Anti Doping Rule Violation Panel.



Tuesday 28th July, 2020