Senator Brian Greig

Brian Greig

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Senator for Western Australia

Party
Australian Democrats
Chamber
Senate

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Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for Western Australia 1998 (term began 1.7.1999). Defeated at general elections 2004 (term ended 30.6.2005).

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Committee service

  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Legal and Constitutional: Legislation and References Committees from 9.8.99 to 23.6.05; Community Affairs: Legislation Committee from 18.11.02 to 30.6.05.
  • Participating member, Legal and Constitutional: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.99 to 9.8.99; Participating member, Community Affairs: References Committee from 21.6.04 to 30.6.05; Participating member, Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts: References Committee from 21.6.04 to 15.11.04; Participating member, Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation and References Committees from 21.6.04 to 30.6.05.
  • Joint Statutory: National Crime Authority from 19.6.00 to 1.1.03; Australian Crime Commission from 1.1.03 to 30.6.05.
  • Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 30.9.99 to 18.11.02.
  • Joint Select: Intelligence Services from 28.6.01 to 27.8.01.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Tonga and Fiji, December 2003.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, New Zealand and Vanuatu, December 2004.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Interim Leader of the Australian Democrats from 22.8.02 to 5.10.02.
  • Spokesperson for Australian Democrats on Attorney-General and Justice (including domestic human rights); Energy and Resources; Forestry; Fisheries; Transport from 1.7.99 to 11.10.99; Attorney-General and Justice (including domestic human rights); Fisheries; Forestry and Conservation; Resources and Energy; Transport from 11.10.99 to 20.3.00; Attorney-General and Justice (including domestic human rights); Fisheries; Forestry and Conservation; Local Government; Transport from 20.3.00 to 14.4.01; Attorney-General and Justice (including domestic human rights); Fisheries; Gay and Lesbian Issues; Information Technology; Transport (including Aviation); Youth Affairs from 14.4.01 to 1.7.02; Attorney-General and Justice (including domestic human rights); Consumer Affairs; Fisheries; Information Technology; Sexuality Issues; Transport (including Aviation); Youth Affairs from 1.7.02 to 21.8.02; Attorney-General and Justice; Consumer Affairs; Fisheries; Information Technology; Sexuality Issues; Transport (including Aviation); Youth Affairs from 21.8.02 to 24.10.02; Attorney-General and Justice; Disability Services; Family and Community Services; Fisheries; Information Technology; Sexuality Issues from 24.10.02 to 30.6.05.

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Personal

  • Born 22.2.1966, Fremantle, WA.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA (Murdoch).
  • Deckhand 1984-85.
  • Art Gallery assistant 1992.
  • Research officer 1990-98.
  • Freelance writer.

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Local government service

  • Councillor, Town of Vincent 1995-99.

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