Senator Sam Dastyari

Senator for New South Wales

Positions
Deputy Opposition Whip in the Senate
Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3855
Fax:
(02) 6277 5860

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 503, Level 5
56 Station Street
Parramatta, NSW, 2150

Postal address

PO Box W4
Parramatta Westfield, NSW, 2150

Telephone:
(02) 9891 9139
Fax:
(02) 9687 4394
Toll Free:
1300 880 904

Connect with Senator Sam Dastyari

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

Contact form

Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

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

State/Territory

NSW map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Chosen by the Parliament of New South Wales on 21.8.2013 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice the Hon. MJ Thistlethwaite (resigned) (term ended 9.5.2016). Elected 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 7.7.14 to 9.5.16.
Committee service
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics: References from 12.11.13 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16 (Chair from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16) and Legislation from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16 (Deputy Chair from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16); Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References from 12.11.13 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16 to 8.11.16; Environment and Communications Legislation from 30.11.15 to 9.5.16; Environment and Communications References from 1.9.16.
  • Senate Standing: Regulations and Ordinances from 12.11.13 to 12.11.15; Procedure from 1.9.16 to 12.9.16; Selection of Bills from 1.9.16 to 12.9.16 and from 8.2.17; Community Affairs Legislation 10.10.16 to 15.2.17; Publications from 16.2.17.
  • Senate Select: Abbott Government's Commission of Audit from 12.12.13 to 19.6.14; Abbott Government's Budget Cuts from 26.6.14 to 25.2.16 (renamed Scrutiny of Government Budget Measures on 11.8.15); School Funding Investment from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16); Red Tape from 10.11.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 4.12.13 to 1.7.14.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16 and from 12.9.16; Treaties from 8.11.16.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition from 13.10.15 to 23.07.16.
  • Deputy Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate from 13.10.15 to 9.5.16.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for School Education and Youth from 13.10.15 to 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs from 23.07.16 to 7.9.16.
  • Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate from 23.07.16 to 7.9.16.
Party positions
  • Member, ALP from 2000.
  • Delegate, ALP Annual Conference (NSW) from 2003.
  • President, Young Labor (NSW) 2005.
  • Member of ALP Administrative Committee (NSW) 2005 and 2010-13.
  • Secretary, Drummoyne SEC 2006.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2007, 2009 and 2011.
  • Secretary, Lowe FEC 2008.
  • State Organiser, ALP (NSW) 2008-09.
  • General Secretary, ALP (NSW) 2010-13.
  • Member, ALP National Executive 2010-13.
Personal
  • Born 28.7.1983, Sari, Iran.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (Macq.)
  • General Secretary, ALP (NSW) 2010-13.