Senator James Paterson

Senator for Victoria

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices
4 Treasury Place
East Melbourne, VIC, 3002

Postal address

Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices, 4 Treasury Place
East Melbourne, VIC, 3002

Telephone:
(03) 9650 0255
Fax:
(03) 9650 9031

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3719
Fax:
(02) 6277 5891

Connect with Senator James Paterson

Email
senator.paterson@aph.gov.au
Social media

Websites
Personal website

Alternative URL

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

State/Territory

VIC map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Chosen by the Parliament of Victoria 9.3.2016 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice MJC Ronaldson (resigned) (term ended 9.5.2016). Elected 2016.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Environment and Communications Legislation and References from 15.3.16 to 9.5.16 and from 28.11.16 (Chair Legislation from 16.6.17); Publications from 15.3.16 to 9.5.16; Library from 12.9.16.
  • Senate Select: Scrutiny of Government Budget Measures from 15.3.16 to 9.5.16; Red Tape from 24.11.16; Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill from 1.12.16; Strengthening Multiculturalism from 1.12.16; Future of Public Interest Journalism from 11.5.17.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs Legislation and References Committees from 15.3.16 to 9.5.16; Education and Employment Legislation and References Committees from 1.9.16; Environment and Communications Legislation and References Committees from 1.9.16 to 12.9.16 and from 28.11.16 to 15.2.17; Finance and Public Administration Legislation from 12.9.16 to 28.11.16 and from 15.2.17 (Chair from 12.9.16 to 28.11.16 and from 15.2.17); Finance and Public Administration References from 12.9.16 to 28.11.16 and from 15.2.17.
  • Joint Standing: National Disability Insurance Scheme from 15.3.16 to 9.5.16; Human Rights from 12.9.16; Migration from 12.9.16; National Capital and External Territories from 12.9.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 15.3.16 to 9.5.16.
Party positions
  • Vice-President, Melbourne University Liberal Club 2008.
  • Vice-President, Australian Liberal Students' Federation 2008-2009.
  • President, Young Liberal Movement (Vic) 2009.
Personal
  • Born 21.11.1987, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B. Commerce, BA (Melb).
  • Office of Senator M Fifield 2006-2010.
  • Victorian Employer's Chamber of Commerce and Industry 2010-11.
  • Institute of Public Affairs 2011-16.