Senator the Hon Scott Ryan

Scott Ryan

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Senator for Victoria

Positions
Assistant Cabinet Secretary
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 3483
Fax:
(02) 6277 5824

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

12 Pascoe Vale Road
Moonee Ponds, VIC, 3039

Postal address
PO Box 556
Moonee Ponds, VIC, 3039

Telephone:
(03) 9326 1088
Fax:
(03) 9370 9120

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Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Ryan

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for Victoria 2007 (term began 1.7.2008) and 2013.

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Parliamentary positions

  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 15.6.09 to 28.9.10.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education from 18.9.13 to 23.12.14.
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education and Training from 23.12.14 to 21.9.15.
  • Assistant Cabinet Secretary from 21.9.15.

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Regulations and Ordinances from 18.11.10 to 11.11.13.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Finance and Public Administration from 1.7.08 to 14.5.09; Finance and Public Administration: References Committee from 14.5.09 (Chair from 1.2.10) to 27.9.10 and from 1.7.11 to 11.11.13 and Legislation Committee from 14.5.09 (Deputy Chair from 5.2.10) to 27.9.10 and from 7.7.11 to 11.11.13.
  • Senate Select: Reform of the Australian Federation from 11.5.10 to 30.6.11; Australia's Food Processing Sector from 16.6.11 to 16.8.12.
  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 24.6.09 to 5.8.13.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business and Fair Competition from 14.9.10 to 18.9.13.
  • Assistant Manager of Government Business in the Senate from 30.9.15.

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Party positions

  • Delegate, State Council.
  • Delegate, Federal Council 2007.
  • Member, Liberal Party Futures Committee 2007-10.
  • Honorary Life Member and President (1994), Melbourne University Liberal Club.
  • Patron and Honorary Life Member, Australian Liberal Students' Federation.
  • Member, Liberal Party (Vic.) from 1990.
  • Member, Administrative Committee 2005-07; Vice-President (Metropolitan Male) 2006-07.
  • Chair, Constitutional Committee 2004-08.

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Personal

  • Born 12.5.1973, Brisbane, Qld.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA (Hons)(Melb.).
  • Tutor, Dept of Political Science, University of Melbourne 1998-99.
  • Dept of Industry, Tourism and Resources 1999.
  • Office of the Leader of the Opposition (Vic.) 2000-02.
  • GlaxoSmithKline Australia 2002-07.
  • Consultant 2007-08.
  • Research Fellow, Institute of Public Affairs 2007-08.

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