Senator James McGrath

James McGrath

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Senator for Queensland

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3076
Fax:
(02) 6277 5948

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Tenancy 64, Level 3
52-64 Currie Street
Nambour, QLD, 4560

Postal address
PO Box 772
Nambour, QLD, 4560

Telephone:
(07) 5441 1800
Fax:
(07) 5441 1699
Toll Free:
1300 769 412

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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_McGrath

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for Queensland 2013 (term began 1.7.2014).

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Library from 1.7.14.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Environment and Communications: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.14; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: Legislation Committee from 1.7.14.
  • Senate Select: Abbott Government's Budget Cuts from 17.7.14.
  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 1.7.14; Treaties from 1.7.14; Parliamentary Library from 1.7.14.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 1.7.14.

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Party positions

  • President, Griffith University Liberal Club.
  • Chair, Sunshine Coast Young Liberal Branch.
  • (see also Qualifications and occupation before entering federal Parliament below).

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Personal

  • Born 14.5.1974, Toowoomba, Qld.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BComm, LLB (Griffith), LLM (QUT).
  • Admission as Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland.
  • Solicitor/Articled Clerk, Bennett Carroll and Gibbons (Qld) 1996-99.
  • Investigating Officer, Parliamentary Ombudsman (Qld) 1999-2001.
  • Ministerial Adviser, Government of South Australia 2001-02.
  • Various roles with the Conservative Party (UK) including Deputy Campaign Director for the Boris Johnson Mayoral Campaign, Special Adviser to Shadow Chancellor, Chief of Staff to the Party Chairman, Campaign Co-ordinator 2002-08.
  • National Presidential Campaign Director, The Maldivian Democratic Party 2008.
  • Deputy Federal Director, Liberal Party of Australia 2009-10.
  • Campaign Director, Liberal National Party (Qld) 2010-12.
  • Campaign Director, Country Liberal Party (NT) 2012.
  • Self-employed contractor 2012-14.

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