Senator Chris Ketter

Christopher Ketter

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Senator for Queensland

Australian Labor Party

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 3065
(02) 6277 5713

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

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

Postal address
PO Box 2246
Strathpine Centre, QLD, 4500

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

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for Queensland 2013 (term began 1.7.2014).

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Committee service

  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16.
  • 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; Law Enforcement from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16; Public Accounts and Audit from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 1.7.14 to 24.2.16.

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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.

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  • Born 12.2.1961, Brisbane, Qld.
  • Married.

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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.

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