Senator the Hon Doug Cameron

Senator for New South Wales

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3367
Fax:
(02) 6277 5802

Electorate Office

Principal Office

Unit 6
5 Raymond Road
Springwood, NSW, 2777

Postal address

PO Box 322
Springwood, NSW, 2777

Telephone:
(02) 4751 4288
Fax:
(02) 4751 3288
Toll Free:
1300 226 005

Connect with Senator the Hon Doug Cameron

Email
senator.cameron@aph.gov.au
Social media

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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Cameron

State/Territory

NSW map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2007 (term began 1.7.2008), 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 7.7.11 to 11.11.13.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary for Housing and Homelessness from 1.7.13 to 18.9.13.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Library from 1.7.08 to 30.6.11; Scrutiny of Bills from 1.7.08 to 30.9.10; Privileges from 30.9.10 to 1.7.11.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics from 1.7.08 to 14.5.09; Economics: Legislation Committee from 14.5.09 and References Committee from 1.7.11; Finance and Public Administration from 1.7.08 to 14.5.09; Finance and Public Administration: Legislation and References Committees from 14.5.09 to 27.9.10; Environment and Communications: Legislation and References Committees from 30.9.10 to 11.11.13 (Chair Legislation Committee from 30.9.10 to 11.11.13); Education and Employment Legislation from 30.8.16 to 1.9.16; Education and Employment References from 30.8.16 to 1.9.16.
  • Senate Select: Climate Policy from 18.3.09 to 15.6.09; Scrutiny of New Taxes from 30.9.10 to 1.11.11; Health from 26.6.14 to 14.5.15.
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 1.7.08 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 1.7.08 to 30.6.11; National Broadband Network from 23.3.11 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Select: Parliamentary Budget Office from 22.11.10 to 23.3.11; Broadcasting Legislation from 14.3.13 to 24.6.13.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 14.10.13. Shadow Minister for Human Services from 18.10.13 to 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships from 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness from 23.07.16.
Party positions
  • Member, ALP Administrative Committee (NSW).
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (NSW).
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference.
Personal
  • Born 27.1.1951, Bellshill, Scotland, UK.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • City and Guilds qualified fitter and machinist.
  • Maintenance fitter, steel, ship repair, vehicle and power industries.
  • Organiser, Assistant State Secretary, Assistant National Secretary and National Secretary, Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union.
  • Vice-President, Australian Council of Trade Unions 1999-2007.
  • Member, Australian Best Practice Committee.
  • Trustee, Superannuation Trust of Australia.
  • Director, Australian Super Pty Ltd 2006-07.