The Hon John Hogg

John Hogg

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Senator for Queensland

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

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Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for Queensland, 1996 (term began 1.7.1996), 2001 and 2007.

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Parliamentary positions

  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 29.9.97 to 19.8.02.
  • Deputy President of the Senate and Chair of Committees from 19.8.02 to 25.8.08.
  • President of the Senate from 26.8.08.

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Regulations and Ordinances from 1.7.96 to 23.9.97; House from 19.8.02 (Chair from 26.8.08); Procedure from 19.8.02 (Chair from 19.8.02 to 26.8.08); Appropriations and Staffing from 26.8.08 (Chair from 26.8.08); Library from 26.8.08 (Chair from 26.8.08).
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References Committee from 1.7.96 (Chair from 19.6.97 to 11.2.02) to 11.9.06 and Legislation Committee from 1.7.96 to 10.9.96 and from 29.5.97 to 19.8.02; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 11.9.06 to 30.6.08; Environment, Recreation, Communications and the Arts: References Committee from 4.12.96 to 9.11.98; Economics: References Committee from 5.2.03 to 10.9.03.
  • Senate Select: Superannuation from 27.10.97 to 1.3.98 and from 19.3.02 to 10.12.02; Superannuation and Financial Services from 30.9.99 to 11.2.02.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts from 12.12.96 to 1.1.98; Public Accounts and Audit from 1.1.98 to 5.2.03 and from 10.9.03 to 26.8.08; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 26.8.08.
  • Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 19.8.02; Electoral Matters from 9.11.05 to 6.12.06.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to the 102nd IPU Conference, Berlin, Germany and bilateral visit to Italy, October 1999.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, May 2003.
  • Attended 4th General Assembly of Asian Parliaments for Peace, the Philippines, August-September 2003.
  • Official visits to Canada and USA, August-September 2004; Samoa, July 2005.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Trinidad and Tobago and USA, July 2006.
  • Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to the Cook Islands, July 2007.
  • Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, September-October 2008.
  • Official visits to Singapore and the Republic of Korea, December 2008; Chile, April 2009.
  • Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to Canada and Mexico, April-May 2009.
  • Official visits to New Zealand, June-July 2009; Argentina and Colombia, September 2009.
  • Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to USA, September 2009.
  • Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to China and Hong Kong, November 2009.
  • Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to South Korea, February-March 2010.
  • Official visit to UK, April 2010.
  • Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to France, Belgium and Germany, April-May 2010.
  • Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to Ireland and Italy, June 2010.
  • Official visit to UK, July 2010.
  • Attended 56th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, September 2010.
  • Official visits to Tunisia, September 2010; Denmark, Sweden, Greece, UK and Turkey, April 2011; Singapore, New Zealand and Tonga, May-June 2011; Morocco and UK, July 2011; Peru and USA, September-October 2011; UK, December 2011; Belgium, France and Israel, April-May 2012; Canada and USA, July 2012; Pakistan, August-September 2012; UK and Poland, November 2012; Myanmar and Thailand, April-May 2013; Argentina and Brazil, May-June 2013; Cyprus and Russia, July 2013.

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Party positions

  • Member, ALP from 1976.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Qld) from 1981.
  • Member, ALP Administrative Committee from 1982.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference from 1984.
  • Member, ALP National Executive.
  • Chair, ALP National Policy Committee (Government Administration) 1991-94.
  • ALP Caucus Secretary from 1.7.02 to 25.8.08.

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Personal

  • Born 19.3.1949, Brisbane, Qld.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BSc (Qld).
  • Trade union official, Shop Distributive and Allied Employees' Association from 1976; Branch Secretary and Member, National Executive 1981-96; Branch President from 1996.

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