Former Senator John Madigan

Former Senator

Party
Independent
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3471
Fax:
(02) 6277 5967

Electorate Office

Principal Office

17 Albert Street
Ballarat, VIC, 3350

Postal address

17 Albert Street
Ballarat, VIC, 3350

Telephone:
(03) 5331 2321
Fax:
(03) 5331 2476

Connect with Former Senator John Madigan

Email
senator.madigan@aph.gov.au
Websites

Alternative URL

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

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Victoria 2010 (term began 1.7.2011). Defeated at general elections 2016.
  • Democratic Labour Party to 4.9.2014; Independent from 4.9.2014.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Appropriations and Staffing from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Senate Select: Australia's Food Processing Sector from 7.7.11 to 16.8.12; Scrutiny of New Taxes from 7.7.11 to 1.11.11; Wind Turbines from 27.11.14 to 3.8.15 (Chair from 4.12.14 to 3.8.15); Murray-Darling Basin Plan from 10.8.15 to 9.5.16; Establishment of a National Integrity Commission from 25.2.16 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 5.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 18.8.11 to 5.8.13.
Party positions
  • Vice-President, Democratic Labour Party (Vic.) 2008-09.
  • President, Democratic Labour Party (Vic.) from 2009.
  • Vice-President, Federal Democratic Labour Party from 2009.
Personal
  • Born 21.7.1966, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Apprenticeship in Structural Steel Fabrication (Newport TAFE; Victorian Railways Newport Workshops).
  • Blacksmith and boilermaker 1983-2011.