Senator Linda Reynolds CSC

Linda Reynolds

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Senator for Western Australia

Liberal Party of Australia

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 3296
(02) 6277 5764

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

26 Charles Street
South Perth, WA, 6151

Postal address
PO Box 984
South Perth, WA, 6951

(08) 9368 6633
(08) 9368 6699

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for Western Australia 2014 (term began 1.7.2014).

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Regulations and Ordinances from 1.7.14; Publications from 10.9.15 (Chair from 17.9.15) ; Environment and Communications: Legislation Committee from 12.10.15 and References Committee from 12.10.15.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.14 to 15.6.15; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.14 to 12.10.15; Education and Employment: Legislation Committee from 12.10.15 and References Committee from 12.10.15 to 23.2.16.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 1.7.14; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 1.7.14 to 15.3.16; Electoral Matters from 12.10.15.
  • Joint Select: Australia Fund Establishment from 29.10.14 to 25.6.15.
  • Senate Select: Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru from 26.03.15 to 31.8.15; National Broadband Network from 12.10.15; School Funding Investment from 4.2.16.

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Party positions

  • Member, Liberal Party from 1987.
  • President, Canning Young Liberal Movement 1987-88.
  • President, Pearce Young Liberal Movement 1989.
  • Development Vice-President, Young Liberal Movement 1989-90.
  • Vice-President, Liberal Party Kalamunda Branch 1990-91; Treasurer 1990-92.
  • Vice-President, Liberal Party Pearce Division 1991-92 and 1994; Senior Vice-President 1992-93; Pearce Campaign Manager from 1993.
  • Deputy Federal Director, Liberal Party 2006-08.
  • National Campaign Manager, Liberal Party 2007.
  • Campaign Manager, Hasluck Liberal Party 2013.
  • President, Hasluck Liberal Party Women's Committee.

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  • Born 16.5.1965, Perth, WA.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BComm (Curtin).
  • Graduate Diploma Defence Management (Canberra).
  • Graduate Certificate in Training and Development (Southern Cross).
  • Certificate IV, Assessment and Workplace Training (Southern Cross).
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Studies (Australian Defence College).
  • Graduate Certificate in Training and Development (Australian Army).
  • Diploma in Training Development (Australian Army).
  • Graduate, Australian Command and Staff College Army Reserve.
  • Electoral Officer and Shadow Ministerial Adviser 1990-94.
  • Liberal Party Senior Government Training Manager and Senior Campaign Officer 1996-98.
  • Senior Training and Development Officer, Army Command and Staff Training College Command 1999-2000.
  • Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Adviser to the Minister for Justice and Customs 2001-03.
  • Project Director/Strategic Performance and training Analyst, Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex (NASA/JPL Facility) 2004.
  • Director Strategy Development, Raytheon Australia 2005.
  • Liberal Party Deputy Federal Director and National Training Director 2006-08.
  • Project Director, Army-based Accountability Model Implementation Project 2008-09.
  • Director Army Strategic Reform Program 2009-10.
  • Army Adjutant General (Brigadier) 2012-13.
  • (see also Military service below).

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Military Service

  • Australian Army Reserve 1984-2012.
  • Officer Cadet.
  • Regimental Logistics Officer (Second Lieutenant to Captain).
  • Training Development Officer (Captain).
  • Commanding Officer, 5th Combat Support Battalion (Lieutenant Colonel).
  • Military Instructor, Army Command and Staff College (Lieutenant Colonel).
  • Senior Career Manager (Lieutenant Colonel).
  • Director, Active Standby Staff Group (Colonel).
  • Course Member, Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies.
  • Army Adjutant General (Brigadier).

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  • Conspicuous Service Cross 2011.

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