Senator Sue Lines

Susan Lines

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Senator for Western Australia

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3804
Fax:
(02) 6277 5857

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

51 Ord Street
West Perth, WA, 6005

Postal address
PO Box 1322
West Perth, WA, 6872

Telephone:
(08) 9481 4844
Fax:
(08) 9481 4244
Toll Free:
1300 655 388

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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Lines

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Chosen by the Parliament of Western Australia on 15.5.2013 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice the Hon. CV Evans (resigned)(term ends 30.6.2017).

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Committee service

  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations: Legislation and References Committees from 12.11.13; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation and References Committees from 12.11.13.
  • Senate Select: Abbott Government's Commission of Audit from 12.12.13.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Select: DisabilityCare Australia from 18.6.13 to 5.8.13.

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Party positions

  • Member, ALP State Executive (WA) from 1990.
  • Member, ALP Administrative Committee (WA) 1990-98.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (WA) from 1990.
  • Member, various ALP Policy Committees (WA) from 1990.
  • Delegate to ALP National Conference from 2000.
  • Member, ALP National Executive from 2002.
  • Member, ALP National Policy Committee 2007-09.
  • Delegate to NSW ALP Conference (NSW) from 2007.
  • Member, NSW ALP Education and Training Policy Committee (NSW).
  • Vice-President, Sydney Federal Electorate Council from 2008.

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Personal

  • Born 15.12.1953, Perth, WA.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BEd (Murdoch).
  • Teacher 1984-85.
  • Community organiser 1985-87.
  • Organiser, United Voice 1987-2001.
  • Assistant Branch Secretary, United Voice 2001-07.
  • Assistant National Secretary, United Voice 2007-13.

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