Senator Bridget McKenzie

Senator for Victoria

Party
The Nationals
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3200
Fax:
(02) 6277 5755

Electorate Office

Principal Office

279 Hargreaves Street
Bendigo, VIC, 3550

Postal address

PO Box 2047, Delivery Centre
Bendigo, VIC, 3554

Telephone:
(03) 5441 4251
Fax:
(03) 5441 4260
Toll Free:
1300 889 103

Connect with Senator Bridget McKenzie

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

Alternative URL

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

State/Territory

VIC map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Victoria 2010 (term began 1.7.2011) and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 10.5.12 to 11.11.13.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Selection of Bills from 12.11.13 to 9.5.16; Appropriations and Staffing from 13.11.13 to 1.7.14; Privileges from 13.11.13 to 9.5.16; Publications from 13.11.13 to 1.7.14; Senators' Interests from 1.9.16.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs: Legislation Committee from 1.7.11 to 1.11.12 and from 22.11.12 to 11.11.13 and References Committees from 1.7.11 to 22.11.12; Environment and Communications: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.11 to 20.9.12; Education, Employment and Workplace Relations: Legislation Committee (renamed Education and Employment Legislation Committee on 13.11.13) from 23.8.11 to 20.9.12 and from 13.11.13 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 12.12.13 to 9.5.16) and References Committee from 23.8.11 to 9.5.16; Finance and Public Administration: Legislation Committee from 13.11.13 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16; Education and Employment Legislation from 1.9.16 (Chair from 1.9.16); Education and Employment References from 1.9.16; Finance and Public Administration References from 1.9.16.
  • Senate Select: School Funding from 12.12.13 to 3.3.14 and from 18.3.14 to 9.7.14; School Funding Investment from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 1.7.11 to 5.8.13; Treaties from 12.9.12 to 5.8.13; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 2.12.13 to 3.3.14; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16 and from 12.9.16.
  • Joint Select: DisabilityCare Australia from 19.6.13 to 5.8.13; Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 2.12.13 to 25.6.15.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16 and from 12.9.16; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 12.9.16; Intelligence and Security from 13.9.16.
Parliamentary party positions
  • The Nationals Party Whip in the Senate from 13.9.13 to 30.6.14.
Party positions
  • Junior Vice-President, The Nationals (Vic.) 2006-09.
Personal
  • Born 27.12.1969, Alexandra, Vic.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BAppSc (Human Movement), BTeach (Secondary)(Deakin).
  • Secondary mathematics and physical education teacher 2005-09.
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Gippsland Campus, Monash University 2009-10.