Senator Carol Brown

Carol Brown

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Senator for Tasmania

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 3336
Fax:
(02) 6277 3660

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

AMP Building, Ground Floor
27 Elizabeth Street
Hobart, TAS, 7001

Postal address
GPO Box 376
Hobart, TAS, 7001

Telephone:
(03) 6231 0099
Fax:
(03) 6231 3009
Toll Free:
1300 301 532

Connect with Carol Brown

Email
senator.carol.brown@aph.gov.au
Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_C_Brown

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Chosen by the Parliament of Tasmania on 25.8.2005 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice SM Mackay (resigned)(term ended 30.6.2008). Elected 2007 (term began 1.7.2008) and 2013.

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Parliamentary positions

  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 12.2.08 to 28.9.10.

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Regulations and Ordinances from 13.9.05 to 1.7.11; Publications from 14.2.08 (Chair from 20.3.08) to 11.11.13; Selection of Bills from 30.9.10 to 11.11.13; Scrutiny of Bills from 1.7.11 to 11.11.13; Senators' Interests from 6.3.14 to 1.7.14; House from 1.7.14.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Finance and Public Administration: Legislation and References Committees from 13.9.05 to 11.9.06; Finance and Public Administration from 11.9.06 to 30.6.08; Community Affairs: References Committee from 15.9.05 to 11.9.06, from 14.5.09 to 25.2.13 and from 12.11.13 and Legislation Committee from 14.5.09; Community Affairs from 11.9.06 to 14.5.09.
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 14.2.08 to 19.7.10; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 30.9.10 to 21.6.12; Human Rights from 1.7.14.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 12.9.05 to 11.2.08; Electoral Matters from 14.2.08; National Broadband Network from 23.3.11 to 21.6.12; National Capital and External Territories from 9.12.13.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Deputy Government Whip in the Senate from 27.9.10 to 18.9.13.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Families and Payments from 18.10.13.

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Party positions

  • Acting State Secretary, ALP (Tas.) 2000.
  • Assistant Secretary for Education and Training, ALP (Tas.).

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Personal

  • Born 19.7.1963, Hobart, Tas.
  • De facto.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Administrative Officer, ALP 1984-96.
  • Adviser to Senator SM Mackay 1996-98.
  • Portfolio Services Manager, Dept of Premier and Cabinet (Tas.) 1998-2002.
  • Adviser/Office Manager, Office of the Minister for Primary Industries, Water and Environment (Tas.) 2002-04.
  • Adviser/Office Manager, Office of the Minister for Infrastructure, Energy and Resources (Tas.) 2004-05.

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