Senator Glenn Sterle

Glenn Sterle

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Senator for Western Australia

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3615
Fax:
(02) 6277 5765

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

6a Market City
280 Ranford Road
Canning Vale, WA, 6155

Postal address
Mailpoint 22, Market City, 280 Bannister Road
Canning Vale, WA, 6155

Telephone:
(08) 9455 1420
Fax:
(08) 9455 1421
Toll Free:
1300 666 494

Connect with Glenn Sterle

Email
senator.sterle@aph.gov.au
Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Sterle

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for Western Australia 2004 (term began 1.7.2005) and 2010.

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Parliamentary positions

  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 12.11.13.

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Publications from 1.7.05 to 8.7.14; Regulations and Ordinances from 1.7.05 to 13.9.05; House from 26.10.10 to 11.11.13; Privileges from 26.10.10 to 7.2.12.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.05 to 11.9.06 and from 14.5.09; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport from 11.9.06 (Chair from 13.2.08) to 14.5.09; Education, Employment and Workplace Relations from 12.2.08 to 30.6.08.
  • Senate Select: Agricultural and Related Industries from 14.2.08 to 23.9.10; National Broadband Network from 1.7.08 to 17.6.10; Men's Health from 27.11.08 to 29.5.09; Australia's Food Processing Sector from 1.7.11 to 16.8.12.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 26.10.10 to 7.2.12; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 1.7.14.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.7.05 to 30.6.08 and from 1.7.14; Electoral Matters from 6.12.06 to 14.2.08.
  • Joint Select: Australia's Immigration Detention Network from 1.7.11 to 30.3.12; Constitutional Recognition of Local Government from 1.11.12 to 7.3.13.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum, Jakarta, Indonesia and bilateral visit to Papua New Guinea, January 2006.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Taiwan, September 2006.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Israel, March 2007.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to the European Institutions, April
  • 2008.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Egypt and Israel, October-November 2008.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Cambodia, Malaysia and the Philippines, April-May 2009.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Singapore, January 2010.
  • Study tour, USA, March 2011.
  • Study tour attending International Brotherhood of Teamsters National Convention, USA, June 2011.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to New Zealand, June 2011.

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Party positions

  • Member, ALP from 1991.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (WA) from 1999.
  • ALP Transport Policy Convener 2000.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2002 and 2004.

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Personal

  • Born 3.1.1960, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Furniture removalist, truck driver, owner operator 1977-91.
  • Organiser, Transport Workers' Union 1991-2005.
  • Branch Committee of Management, Transport Workers' Union 1991-2005.
  • Federal Councillor, Transport Workers' Union 1998-2005.

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Honours

  • Awarded Centenary Medal 2003.

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