Senator Chris Ketter

Senator for Queensland

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3065
Fax:
(02) 6277 5713

Electorate Office

Principal Office

'Crossroads', 454 Gympie Road
Strathpine, QLD, 4500

Postal address

PO Box 2246
Strathpine Centre, QLD, 4500

Telephone:
(07) 3881 3710
Fax:
(07) 3881 3755
Toll Free:
1300 884 489

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Websites

Alternative URL

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

State/Territory

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Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Queensland 2013 (term began 1.7.2014) and 2016.
Committee service
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16 (Chair of References from 1.9.16).
  • Senate Select: Certain Aspects of Queensland Government Administration related to Commonwealth Government Affairs from 1.10.14 to 27.3.15.
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16 and from 12.9.16; Law Enforcement from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16; Public Accounts and Audit from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16 and from 15.9.16.
  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 1.7.14 to 24.2.16 and from 15.9.16; National Broadband Network from 15.9.16.
Party positions
  • Member, ALP State Administrative Committee (Qld).
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Qld).
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference.
  • Member, ALP State Policy Coordination Council (Qld).
  • Past Convener, ALP Economic Management Policy Committee.
  • Delegate, State Electoral College (Qld).
  • Past Member, ALP Finance Committee.
Personal
  • Born 12.2.1961, Brisbane, Qld.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA, BComm (Qld).
  • Research Officer/Organiser, Shop Distributive and Allied Employees' Association (Qld) 1982-92.
  • First Assistant Secretary, Shop Distributive and Allied Employees' Association (Qld) 1992-96.
  • Secretary-Treasurer, Shop Distributive and Allied Employees' Association (Qld) 1996-2014.