Former Senator Bob Day AO

Former Senator

Party
Family First Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for South Australia 2013 (term began 1.7.2014) and 2016. Resigned 1.11.2016.
Committee service
  • Senate Select: Wind Turbines from 27.11.14 to 3.8.15; Murray-Darling Basin Plan from 10.8.15 to 9.5.16.
Party positions
  • Federal Chairman, Family First Party from 2008.
Personal
  • Born 5.7.1952, Manchester, UK.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Science Technician Certificate (SAIT).
  • Science technician 1969-75.
  • Plumber 1975-80.
  • Builder 1980-2014.
Honours
  • Appointed Officer of the Order of Australia, January 2003.
  • Awarded Centenary Medal 2003.
Publications
  • Nationbuild: the quest for self-reliance, Ballan, Vic.: Connor Court, 2007.