Senator Larissa Waters

Larissa Waters

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Senator for Queensland

Party
Australian Greens
Chamber
Senate

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Contact details

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 Larissa Waters

Email
senator.waters@aph.gov.au
Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Waters

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for Queensland 2010 (term began 1.7.2011).

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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.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Australian Greens portfolios: Environment, Biodiversity and Natural Heritage; Population; Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea; Cape York; World Heritage; Tourism; Mining from 1.7.11 to 11.11.13; Environment, Biodiversity and Natural Heritage; Population; Cape York, Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea; World Heritage; Mining and Coal Seam Gas from 11.11.13.

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Party positions

  • Convener, Queensland Greens North Brisbrane Branch 2006-07.
  • Spokesperson on Environment and Justice, Queensland Greens 2007-09.
  • Lead Spokesperson, Queensland Greens from 2009.

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Personal

  • Born 8.2.1977, Winnipeg, Canada.
  • Partner.

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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 2002-11.

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