Senator Anne Urquhart

Anne Urquhart

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Senator for Tasmania

Positions
Deputy Opposition Whip in the Senate
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 3574
Fax:
(02) 6277 5984

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 Anne Urquhart

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

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Urquhart

Biography

In this section:


Parliamentary service

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

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Privileges from 1.7.11; Regulations and Ordinances from 1.7.11 to 21.9.11.
  • 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 and References Committee from 1.7.14.
  • Senate Select: Australia's Food Processing Sector from 1.7.11 to 16.8.12; School Funding from 12.12.13; Abbott Government's Budget Cuts from 26.6.14; Wind Turbines from 1.12.14.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Deputy Opposition Whip in the Senate from 18.10.13.

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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.

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Personal

  • Born 18.10.1957, Latrobe, Tas.
  • Married.

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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.

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