Senator Anne Urquhart

Senator for Tasmania

Positions
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 3434
Fax:

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Ground Floor
69 Best Street
Devonport, TAS, 7310

Postal address

PO Box 360
Devonport, TAS, 7310

Telephone:
(03) 6423 1933
Fax:
(03) 6423 3544
Toll Free:
1300 792 331

Connect with Senator Anne Urquhart

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

Alternative URL

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

State/Territory

TAS map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Tasmania 2010 (term began 1.7.2011) and 2016.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Privileges from 1.7.11 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16; Regulations and Ordinances from 1.7.11 to 21.9.11; House from 1.9.16; Procedure from 1.9.16 to 14.9.16.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics: Legislation Committee from 1.7.11 to 11.11.13; Rural Affairs and Transport: Legislation Committee from 1.7.11 to 27.6.12 and References Committee from 6.7.11 to 27.6.12; Community Affairs: References Committee from 12.11.13 to 6.3.14; Education and Employment: References Committee from 12.11.13 to 7.7.14; Environment and Communications: Legislation Committee from 12.11.13 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16 and References Committee from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16 (Chair from 9.7.14 to 9.5.16).
  • Senate Select: Australia's Food Processing Sector from 1.7.11 to 16.8.12; School Funding from 12.12.13 to 9.7.14; Abbott Government's Budget Cuts from 26.6.14 to 9.5.16 (renamed Scrutiny of Government Budget Measures on 11.8.15); Wind Turbines from 1.12.14 to 3.8.15.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Works from 1.7.11 to 11.11.13; Corporations and Financial Services from 27.6.12 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.7.11 to 21.6.12; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16; National Broadband Network from 15.9.16.
  • Joint Select: Australia's Clean Energy Future Legislation from 14.9.11 to 7.10.11; DisabilityCare Australia from 18.6.13 to 5.8.13.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Deputy Opposition Whip in the Senate from 18.10.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Opposition Whip in the Senate from 1.9.16.
Party positions
  • Vice-President, ALP (Tas.) from 2004.
  • Member, Administrative Committee, ALP (Tas.).
  • Secretary, ALP Brighton-Bridgewater Branch.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Tas.).
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference.
Personal
  • Born 18.10.1957, Latrobe, Tas.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Process worker 1979-90.
  • Organiser, Food Preservers' Union 1990-98.
  • President, Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union (Tas.) 1998-2004.
  • Secretary, Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union (Tas.) 2004-10.