Senator Sam Dastyari

Sam Dastyari

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Senator for New South Wales

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 2
206T Allison Road
Randwick, NSW, 2031

Postal address
PO Box 717
Randwick, NSW, 2031

Telephone:
(02) 9326 5987
Fax:
(02) 9326 5895
Toll Free:
1300 880 904

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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Dastyari

Biography

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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 ends 30.6.2017).

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Parliamentary positions

  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 7.7.14.

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Regulations and Ordinances from 12.11.13.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics: References Committee from 12.11.13 (Chair from 1.7.14) and Legislation Committee from 1.7.14 (Deputy Chair from 1.7.14); Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References Committee from 12.11.13.
  • 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.
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 4.12.13 to 1.7.14.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 4.12.13.

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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.

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Personal

  • Born 28.7.1983, Sari, Iran.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA (Macq.)
  • General Secretary, ALP (NSW) 2010-13.

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