Senator Nick McKim

Nicholas McKim

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Senator for Tasmania

Party
Australian Greens
Chamber
Senate

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3601
Fax:
(02) 6277 5797

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 1, Murray Street Pier
Murray Street
Hobart, TAS, 7000

Postal address
GPO Box 896
Hobart, TAS, 7001

Telephone:
(03) 6224 8899
Fax:
(03) 6224 7599
Toll Free:
1300 131 720

Connect with Senator Nick McKim

Email
senator.mckim@aph.gov.au
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Websites
Personal website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_McKim

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • State: Elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly for Franklin 2002. Resigned 2.8.15.
  • Federal: Chosen by the Parliament of Tasmania on 19.8.15 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice Senator CA Milne (resigned).

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Ministerial appointments

  • State: Minister for Human Services from 21.4.10 to 6.12.10.
  • Minister for Community Development from 21.4.10 to 6.12.10.
  • Minister for Aboriginal Affairs from 6.12.10 to 13.5.11.
  • Minister for Sustainable Transport and Alternative Energy from 21.4.10 to 13.5.11.
  • Minister for Climate Change from 21.4.10 to 13.5.11.
  • Minister for Corrections and Consumer Protection from 21.4.10 to 17.1.14.
  • Minister for Education and Skills from 5.11 to 17.1.14.
  • Minister for Sustainable Transport from 5.11 to 17.1.14.

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation from 10.9.15 to 9.5.16.
  • Senate Select: School Funding Investment from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 10.9.15 to 9.5.16.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • State: Leader of the Tasmanian Greens from 7.7.08 to 2014.
  • Federal: Australian Greens Portfolios: Attorney-General; Schools; Innovation, Competition Policy and Small Business from 15.9.15.

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Personal

  • Born 11.6.1965, England.
  • Partner.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Wilderness Guide 1995-99.
  • Advertising and Public Administrations 1999-2002.
  • Organic market gardener, shepherd, remote area mineral exploration, fruit picker -1999.

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