Former Senator Glenn Lazarus

Former Senator

Party
Glenn Lazarus Team
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3204
Fax:
(02) 6277 5904

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

GPO Box 228
Brisbane, QLD, 4001

Postal address

GPO Box 228
Brisbane, QLD, 4001

Telephone:
(07) 3001 8940
Fax:
(07) 3001 8948

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Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Lazarus

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Queensland 2013 (term began 1.7.2014). Defeated at general elections 2016. (Palmer United Party to 12.3.15; Independent from 12.3.15).
Committee service
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee from 24.6.15 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 24.6.15 to 9.5.16).
  • Joint Select: Australia Fund Establishment from 28.10.14 to 25.6.15; Trade and Investment Growth from 30.10.14 to 27.11.14.
  • Senate Select: Certain Aspects of Queensland Government Administration related to Commonwealth Government Affairs from 2.10.14 to 27.3.15 (Chair from 27.10.14 to 27.3.15); Unconventional Gas Mining from 13.10.15 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 12.11.15 to 9.5.16); School Funding Investment from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16).
Parliamentary party positions
  • Leader of the Palmer United Party in the Senate from 1.7.14 to 12.3.15.
Personal
  • Born 11.12.1965, Queanbeyan, NSW.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Professional rugby league player: Canberra Raiders 1987-91; Brisbane Broncos 1992-97; Melbourne Storm 1998-99; NSW State of Origin team 1989-99; Australian Kangaroos 1990-99.
  • Winner, NSW Rugby League Premiership 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993; played two rugby league Kangaroo Tours; 22 test matches and 22 State of Origin matches.
Honours
  • Australian Sports Medal, June 2000.