Senator Barry O'Sullivan

Senator for Queensland

Party
The Nationals
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3478
Fax:
(02) 6277 5968

Electorate Office

Principal Office

Tenancy A
189 Hume Street
Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Postal address

PO Box 3135
Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Telephone:
(07) 4638 7555
Fax:
(07) 4638 7199

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Websites

Alternative URL

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

State/Territory

QLD map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Chosen by the Parliament of Queensland on 11.2.2014 under Section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice BTG Joyce (resigned)(term ends 30.6.2017).
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Publications from 1.7.14 to 10.9.15.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation Committee from 3.3.14 to 1.7.14 and from 1.9.16 (Chair from 1.9.16) and References Committee from 1.9.16; Education and Employment: Legislation Committee from 1.7.14 to 3.3.15; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation Committee from 1.7.14 to 10.9.15; Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16.
  • Senate Select: School Funding from 3.3.14 to 18.3.14; Murray Darling Basin Plan from 23.2.16 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Works from 3.3.14 to 1.7.14; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 1.7.14 to 10.9.15, from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16 and from 12.9.16; Law Enforcement from 1.7.14 to 10.9.15, from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16 and from 12.9.16; Human Rights from 23.2.16 to 15.3.16.
  • Joint Standing: National Disability Insurance Scheme from 3.3.14 to 1.7.14; Publications from 7.7.14 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 26.8.14 to 9.5.16); Electoral Matters from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16 and from 12.9.16.
Parliamentary party positions
  • The Nationals Party Whip in the Senate from 1.7.14 to 10.9.15.
  • National Party Whip in the Senate from 24.2.16 to 9.5.16.
Party positions
  • Chair, Rockhampton Branch, The Nationals.
  • Chair and Campaign Director, Rockhampton state electorate, The Nationals.
  • Member, LNP Candidate Review Committee 2008-13; Chair 2010-13.
  • State Treasurer, LNP (Qld) 2009-13.
Personal
  • Born 24.3.1957, Gogango, Qld.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Police officer 1976-91.
  • Grazier from 1979.
  • Managing Director, Jilbridge Pty Ltd and NewLands Group Holdings Pty Ltd 1991-2013.