Senator Sue Boyce

Suzanne Boyce

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Senator for Queensland

Liberal Party of Australia

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Parliamentary service

  • Chosen by the Parliament of Queensland on 19.4.2007 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice the Hon. S Santoro (resigned)(term ended 30.6.2008). Elected 2007 (term began 1.7.2008).

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Parliamentary positions

  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 2.2.10.

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Committee service

  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs from 9.5.07 to 14.5.09; Community Affairs: Legislation Committee from 14.5.09 to 1.7.11 and from 13.11.13 and References Committees from 14.5.09; Finance and Public Administration from 9.5.07 to 20.6.07; Education, Employment and Workplace Relations from 12.2.08 to 30.6.08; Education, Employment and Workplace Relations: References Committee from 24.11.10; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation Committee from 1.7.11 and References Committees from 1.7.11 to 11.11.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 14.2.08 to 19.7.10 and from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Public Accounts and Audit from 26.8.08 to 11.2.09; Australian Crime Commission from 11.2.09 to 25.10.10; Public Works from 5.12.13 to 3.3.14.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 22.6.09 to 1.7.11.
  • Joint Select: State Government Financial Management from 1.7.08 to 18.9.08; Northern Australia from 5.12.13.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to New Zealand, April 2008.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Switzerland, Germany and Austria, October 2011.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Uganda, Kazakhstan and Hungary, March-April 2012.

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Party positions

  • Member, Liberal Party Grange Branch from 2001.
  • President, Liberal Women's Council (Qld) 2005-07.

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  • Born 15.3.1951, Brisbane, Qld.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA(Hons)(Monash), MBus (QUT), FAICD.
  • Journalist and public relations practitioner 1969-94.
  • Sales and marketing manager and director 1994-99.
  • Company director from 1992.

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