Senator Nick Xenophon

Nicholas Xenophon

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Senator for South Australia

Party
Independent
Chamber
Senate

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3552
Fax:
(02) 6277 5834

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 2
31 Ebenezer Place
Adelaide, SA, 5000

Postal address
Level 2, 31 Ebenezer Place
Adelaide, SA, 5000

Telephone:
(08) 8232 1144
Fax:
(08) 8232 3744
Toll Free:
1300 556 115

Connect with Nick Xenophon

Email
senator.xenophon@aph.gov.au
Websites
Personal website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Xenophon

Biography

In this section:


Parliamentary service

  • State: Elected to the South Australian Legislative Council from 11.10.1997. Resigned 15.10.2007.
  • Federal: Elected to the Senate for South Australia 2007 (term began 1.7.2008) and 2013.

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Committee service

  • State: Standing: Statutory Authorities Review from 7.5.02 to 15.10.07; Occupational Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation from 12.4.05 to 15.10.07; Statutory Officers from 2.5.06 to 15.10.07.
  • Select: Interactive Home Gambling from 10.3.99 to 4.10.00; Internet and Interactive Home Gambling and Gambling by Other Means of Telecommunication from 15.5.02 to 20.7.04; Pitjantjara Land Rights from 29.8.02 to 2.6.04; Electricity Industry in South Australia from 3.12.03 to 30.11.04; The Role and Adequacy of Government Funded National Broadcasting from 31.3.04 to 28.11.05; Collection of Property Taxes by State and Local Government, including Sewerage Charges by SA Water from 6.7.05 to 15.10.07; Local Government (Lochiel Park Lands) Amendment Bill 2005 from 10.11.05 to 21.11.05; Pricing, Refining, Storage and Supply of Fuel in South Australia from 9.12.05 to 15.10.07; Allegedly Unlawful Practices Raised by the Auditor-General in his Annual Report, 2003-2004 from 7.6.06 to 15.10.07; The Selection Process for the Principal at the Elizabeth Vale Primary School from 21.6.06 to 15.10.07; Prince Alfred College Incorporation (Constitution of Council) Amendment Bill from 27.9.07 to 15.10.07.
  • Joint: Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament from 17.7.03 to 17.3.06.
  • Federal: Senate Standing: Appropriations and Staffing from 17.9.09 to 11.11.13.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics from 16.9.08 to 14.5.09; Economics: Legislation Committee from 14.5.09 and References Committee from 17.6.09.
  • Senate Select: Climate Policy from 18.3.09 to 15.6.09; Australia's Food Processing Sector from 7.7.11 to 16.8.12.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 10.12.13.
  • Joint Select: Gambling Reform from 25.10.10 to 24.6.13.

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Personal

  • Born 29.1.1959, Adelaide, SA.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • LLB (Adel).
  • Lawyer 1982-97.
  • Member, Legislative Council (SA) 1997-2007 (see Parliamentary service above).

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