Senator Zed Seselja

Zdenko Seselja

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Senator for Australian Capital Territory

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3187
Fax:
(02) 6277 5712

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shop B12, Canberra Centre
Bunda Street
Canberra, ACT, 2600

Postal address
Shop B12, Canberra Centre, Bunda Street
Canberra, ACT, 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6247 6444
Fax:
(02) 6257 4140

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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Seselja

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Australian Capital Territory: elected to the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly 2004. Resigned 11.6.2013.
  • Federal: elected to the Senate for the Australian Capital Territory, 2013 (Territory Senators serve for the same term as the House of Representatives).

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Parliamentary appointments

  • Parliamentary Representative on the Council of the National Library of Australia from 11.12.13.

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Committee service

  • Australian Capital Territory: Standing: Climate Change, Environment and Water from December 2008 to June 2013; Legal Affairs from September 2006 to February 2008 (Chair); Planning and Environment from December 2004 to February 2008 (Deputy Chair); Public Accounts from December 2012 to June 2013 (Chair).
  • Select: Estimates 2005-06 (Chair, April-June 2005) and 2009-10 (Chair, April-June 2009).
  • Federal: Senate Standing: Library from 13.11.13; Regulations and Ordinances from 13.11.13.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs: Legislation Committee from 13.11.13; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation and References Committees from 13.11.13.
  • Senate Select: National Broadband Network from 2.12.13.
  • Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 2.12.13; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 2.12.13; Parliamentary Library from 2.12.13.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Australian Capital Territory: Parliamentary Leader, Canberra Liberals 2007-13.
  • Leader of the Opposition (ACT), December 2007 to June 2013.
  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry (ACT) 2004-13. Shadow Minister for Infrastructure 2004-07; Planning 2004-12; Youth Affairs 2004-07; Corrections 2006-12; Education and Training 2008; Indigenous Affairs 2008; Ageing 2008-12; Environment and Climate Change 2008-12; Housing Affordability 2008-12; Human Rights 2008-12; Transport Planning 2008-12; Shadow Attorney-General 2012-13; Shadow Minister for Cost of Living 2012-13; Police, Emergency Services, Corrections and Industrial Relations 2012-13; Utilities 2012-13.

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Party positions

  • Policy Convener, Canberra Liberals 2003-04.

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Personal

  • Born 27.3.1977, Canberra, ACT.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA, LLB (ANU).
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (ANU).
  • Graduate Certificate in Public Administration (UC).
  • Woolworths supermarkets 1995-98.
  • Cleaner, Mackillop College 1998.
  • Legal Assistant (casual), Australian Fisheries Management Authority 1998-99.
  • Policy Officer, Lawyer, Senior Lawyer, Commonwealth Dept of Transport and Regional Services 2000-04.
  • Member, ACT Legislative Assembly (see above) 2004-13.

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