Former Senator Joanna Lindgren

Former Senator

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Chosen by the Parliament of Queensland on 21.5.2015 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice Hon. B Mason (resigned) (term ended 9.5.2016). Defeated at general elections 2016.
Committee service
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs Legislation from 15.6.15 to 4.2.16 and from 23.2.15 to 9.5.16.and References Committees from 15.6.15 to 4.2.16; Education and Employment Legislation from 4.2.16 to 23.2.16; Finance and Public Administration Legislation and References Committees from 23.2.16 to 9.5.16.
  • Senate Standing: Publications from 15.6.15 to 9.5.16; Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation from 10.9.15 to 4.2.16; Library from 12.10.15 to 9.5.16.
  • Senate Select: Unconventional Gas Mining from 12.11.15 to 9.5.16; National Broadband Network from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: National Disability Insurance Scheme from 15.6.15 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Select: Northern Australia from 23.2.16 to 9.5.16.
Party positions
  • Vice-Chair, LNP Jimboomba/ Woodhill; Vice-Chair, LNP Logan SEC; Secretary and Treasurer, LNP Logan SEC, 2009-12.
Personal
  • Born 5.11.1969, Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA, (Griffith), Grad. Dip. Ed. (Sec.) (Griffith).
  • Secondary School Teacher, 1991-2013.
  • Principal Project Officer, 2013-15.
Military Service
  • Australian Army Reserve, 1987-91.
Honours
  • Service Award - Australian Defence Medal