Senator Linda Reynolds CSC

Linda Reynolds

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Senator for Western Australia

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 3296
Fax:
(02) 6277 5764

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

26 Charles Street
South Perth, WA, 6151

Postal address
PO Box 984
South Perth, WA, 6951

Telephone:
(08) 9368 6633
Fax:
(08) 9368 6699

Connect with Linda Reynolds

Email
senator.reynolds@aph.gov.au

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Reynolds

Biography

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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.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.14; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.14.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 1.7.14; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 1.7.14.
  • Joint Select: Australia Fund Establishment from 29.10.14.

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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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Personal

  • 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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Honours

  • Conspicuous Service Cross 2011.

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