Senator Sean Edwards

Sean Edwards

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Senator for South Australia

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 3385
Fax:
(02) 6277 5960

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

187 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, SA, 5000

Postal address
187 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, SA, 5000

Telephone:
(08) 8232 0440
Fax:
(08) 8232 0448
Toll Free:
1300 738 260

Connect with Sean Edwards

Email
senator.edwards@aph.gov.au
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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Edwards

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for South Australia 2010 (term began 1.7.2011).

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Parliamentary positions

  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 10.5.12.

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Scrutiny of Bills from 1.7.11 to 11.11.13.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Rural Affairs and Transport: References Committee from 1.7.11; Finance and Public Administration: Legislation and References Committees from 7.7.11 to 9.2.12; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References Committee from 12.11.13.
  • Senate Select: Australia's Food Processing Sector from 4.7.11 to 16.8.12; Electricity Prices from 10.9.12 to 1.11.12; Abbott Government's Commission of Audit from 11.2.14.
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 16.3.12 to 20.8.12; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 2.12.13; Law Enforcement from 2.12.13.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 2.12.13.

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Party positions

  • President, Blackwood and Districts Young Liberals 1985-88.
  • Vice-President, Clare Branch, Liberal Party 2002-04; President 2004-08.
  • President, Wakefield FEC 2006-08.
  • Member, Liberal Party Federal Executive 2007-10.
  • Member, Liberal Party Federal Finance Committee 2007-10.
  • President, Liberal Party (SA) 2007-10.
  • Life Member, Liberal Party State Council (SA) from 2010.

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Personal

  • Born 2.1.1962, Clare, SA.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Real Estate Certificate (Gawler College of Further Education), Real Estate Agency (Douglas Mawson Institute).
  • Auctioneer, Land and Estate Agent 1980-96.
  • Vigneron and winemaker from 1996.

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