Zali SteggallMember for Warringah, Independent Federal Member

    Zali Steggall OAM is an independent MP for the seat of Warringah. She won the once-safe Liberal seat from former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2019 and again in 2022 on a platform of climate action, integrity, and doing politics differently. She was formerly a barrister and is regarded as Australia’s most successful Alpine Skier

    In 2019, Zali contested the Federal Parliamentary Seat of Warringah as an Independent Candidate. The seat had been held for nearly 25 years by former Prime Minister The Hon. Tony Abbott. In 2022, Zali retained the seat for a second term with an increased margin.

    As a Barrister Zali specialised in commercial, family and sports law for more than a decade.

    Zali represented Australia at four Winter Olympic Games, her first at just 17. Zali won a bronze medal in slalom at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, and a World Championship gold medal Vail in 1999. She attended a fifth Olympics in 2018 in Pyeongchang as a member the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Agency (ASADA) Anti-Doping Rule Violation Panel where she was one of 12 international representatives adjudicating on sports doping allegations through the International Court of Arbitration for Sport.

    Steggall has extensive business and leadership experience at board level and has had a strong focus on gender equity throughout all those appointments. She is a director of the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia, on the Council of Governors at Queenwood School for Girls in Mosman, and a member of the Sports Australia Hall of Fame.