Senator Larissa Waters

Senator for Queensland

Positions
Co-Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens
Party
Australian Greens
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
02/6277 3580
Fax:
02/6277 5988

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 1
251 Given Terrace
Paddington, QLD, 4064

Postal address

Locked bag 3004
Paddington, QLD, 4064

Telephone:
(07) 3367 0566
Fax:
(07) 3367 0577

Connect with Senator Larissa Waters

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

Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

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

State/Territory

QLD map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Queensland 2010 (term began 1.7.2011) and 2016.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Senators' Interests from 5.7.11 to 11.11.13.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Environment and Communications: Legislation and References Committees from 5.7.11 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16.
  • Senate Select: Certain Aspects of Queensland Government Administration related to Commonwealth Government Affairs from 2.10.14 to 27.3.15.
  • Joint Standing: Northern Australia from 12.9.16.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Co-Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens from 6.5.15.
  • Australian Greens portfolios: Environment and Biodiversity; Women; Resources, Mining and Coal Seam Gas from 1.7.14 to 25.5.15.
  • Climate Change, Resources, Mining and Coal Seam Gas; Environment and Biodiversity; Women from 25.5.15 to 15.9.15.
  • Climate Change and Resources; Environment and Biodiversity; Women from 15.9.15 to 25.8.16.
  • Environment and Biodiversity; Mining and Resources; Women; Gambling; and Tourism from 25.8.16.
Party positions
  • Lead Spokesperson, Queensland Greens from 2009.
  • Spokesperson on Environment and Justice, Queensland Greens 2007-09.
  • Convener, Queensland Greens North Brisbrane Branch 2006-07.
Personal
  • Born 8.2.1977, Winnipeg, Canada.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BSc, LLB (Hons)(Griffith).
  • GradDipLegalPrac (College of Law, NSW).
  • Legal researcher, Land and Resources Tribunal 2000-01.
  • Graduate lawyer, Freehills 2001-02.
  • Community environmental lawyer, Environmental Defender's Office (Qld) 2002-11.