Senator Anne Ruston

Anne Ruston

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Senator for South Australia

Positions
Deputy Government Whip in the Senate
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 3753
Fax:
(02) 6277 5825

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

9 Renmark Avenue
Renmark, SA, 5341

Postal address
PO Box 1671
Renmark, SA, 5341

Telephone:
(08) 8586 6600
Fax:
(08) 8595 1700
Toll Free:
1300 857 022

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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Ruston

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Chosen by the Parliament of South Australia on 5.9.2012 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice MJ Fisher (resigned)(term expires 30.6.2017).

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Parliamentary positions

  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 12.11.13 to 7.7.14.

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Privileges from 13.11.13; Scrutiny of Bills from 13.11.13 to 1.7.14; Senators' Interests from 13.11.13; House from 1.7.14; Procedure from 1.7.14; Selection of Bills from 1.7.14.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Environment and Communications: References Committee from 11.9.12 and Legislation Committee from 13.11.13; Education and Employment: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.14.
  • Senate Select: National Broadband Network from 2.12.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 12.9.12 to 1.7.14; Human Rights from 29.10.12 to 5.8.13; Public Works from 13.11.13 to 27.3.14.
  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 2.12.13 to 1.7.14.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 2.12.13 to 1.7.14.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Deputy Government Whip in the Senate from 1.7.14.

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Party positions

  • Vice-President, Liberal Party (SA) 2011.

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Personal

  • Born 10.6.1963, Renmark, SA.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BBus (USQ).
  • Electorate officer 1987-93.
  • Senior Policy Adviser to the Minister for Industrial Affairs, Tourism, Recreation, Sport and Racing (SA) 1993-96.
  • Chief Executive, National Wine Centre 1996-2002.
  • Owner/operator, Ruston's Roses 2003-12.

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