Former Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Former Senator

Positions
Assistant Treasurer
Manager of Government Business in the Senate
Minister for Small Business
Minister for Sport
Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7360
Fax:
(02) 6273 4125

Electorate Office

Principal Office

Level 8, Commonwealth Parliament Offices
70 Phillip Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000

Postal address

GPO Box 36
Sydney, NSW, 2001

Telephone:
(02) 9364 2600
Fax:
(02) 9251 3767

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Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

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

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2007 (term began 1.7.2008). Resigned 5.3.2012.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary for Government Service Delivery from 25.2.09 to 9.6.09.
  • Minister for Employment Participation from 9.6.09 to 14.9.10.
  • Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Government Service Delivery from 9.6.09 to 14.9.10.
  • Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development from 14.9.10 to 14.12.11.
  • Minister for Sport from 14.9.10 to 5.3.12.
  • Minister for Social Housing and Homelessness from 14.9.10 to 14.12.11.
  • Assistant Treasurer from 14.12.11 to 5.3.12.
  • Minister for Small Business from 14.12.11 to 5.3.12.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations from 1.7.08 to 10.3.09; Procedure from 7.2.12 to 5.3.12; Selection of Bills from 8.2.12 to 5.3.12.
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 1.7.08 to 10.3.09.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 1.7.08 to 10.3.09.
Conferences, delegations and visits
  • Official visits to USA, April 2010; India, September-October 2010; Switzerland and UK, November-December 2010; Switzerland and Italy, February-March 2011; Singapore, July 2011; New Zealand, September 2011; Israel, January 2012.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate from 14.12.11 to 5.3.12.
Party positions
  • President, Young Labor (NSW) 1995-96.
  • Member, ALP National Executive from 2004.
  • Member, ALP National Executive Committee from 2007.
  • (see also Occupations below).
Personal
  • Born 9.11.1971, Chippendale, NSW.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • MA (UNSW).
  • Metal trades assistant 1990-91.
  • Beach inspector 1992.
  • Official, Transport Workers' Union 1993-95.
  • State Organiser, ALP (NSW) 1996-99.
  • Assistant General Secretary, ALP (NSW) 1999-2004.
  • General Secretary, ALP (NSW) 2004-07.
  • Business Development, Bell Potter Securities 2008.