Senator the Hon Lisa Singh

Lisa Singh

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Senator for Tasmania

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3503
Fax:
(02) 6277 5974

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

152 Macquarie Street
Hobart, TAS, 7000

Postal address
152 Macquarie Street
Hobart, TAS, 7000

Telephone:
(03) 6223 1135
Fax:
(03) 6223 1250

Connect with Lisa Singh

Email
senator.singh@aph.gov.au
Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Singh

Biography

In this section:


Parliamentary service

  • State: elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly for Denison 18.3.2006. Defeated 13.4.2010.
  • Federal: elected to the Senate for Tasmania 2010 (term began 1.7.2011).

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Ministerial appointments

  • State: Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier (Tas.) from 14.4.08 to 24.11.08.
  • Minister for Corrections and Consumer Protection (Tas.) from 24.11.08 to 13.4.10.
  • Minister for Workplace Relations (Tas.) from 24.11.08 to 13.4.10.
  • Minister Assisting the Premier on Climate Change (Tas.) from 23.4.09 to 13.4.10.

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Committee service

  • State: Joint Standing: Subordinate Legislation 2006-08.
  • Joint Sessional: Library 2006-08.
  • Federal: Senate Standing: Appropriations and Staffing from 27.6.12 to 11.11.13.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Environment and Communications: Legislation Committee from 1.7.11 to 11.11.13 and from 1.7.14 and References Committee from 1.7.14; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation and References Committees from 12.11.13 to 1.7.14.
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 1.7.11 to 1.7.14; Law Enforcement from 12.11.13; Corporations and Financial Services from 4.12.13 to 1.7.14.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 1.7.11 to 5.8.13; Parliamentary Library from 1.7.11 to 5.8.13; Treaties from 1.7.11 to 5.8.13; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Local Government from 1.11.12 to 21.11.12.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Attorney-General from 18.10.13 to 1.7.14; Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Water from 1.7.14.

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Party positions

  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Tas.) 2000-14.
  • President, ALP New Town Branch 2001-05.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2004.
  • Member, ALP Administrative Committee (Tas.) 2006-08.

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Personal

  • Born 20.2.1972, Hobart, Tas.
  • Partner.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA (Hons)(Tas.).
  • Master of International Relations (Macq.)
  • Organiser, Australian Education Union (Tas.) 1998.
  • Adviser to Senator SM Mackay, Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government 1999-2002.
  • Director, Tasmanian Working Women's Centre 2003-04.
  • Adviser to the Minister for Tourism, Parks and Heritage (Tas.) 2004-05.
  • Manager, Art Business Unit, Dept of Tourism, Parks, Heritage and the Arts (Tas.) 2005-06.
  • Chief Executive Officer, Asbestos Free Tasmania Foundation 2010-11.

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Honours

  • Hobart Citizen of the Year 2004.

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