Senator the Hon Lisa Singh

Lisa Singh

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Senator for Tasmania

Australian Labor Party

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 3503
(02) 6277 5974

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

152 Macquarie Street
Hobart, TAS, 7000

Postal address
152 Macquarie Street
Hobart, TAS, 7000

(03) 6223 1135
(03) 6223 1250

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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; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation and References Committees from 12.11.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 1.7.11; Law Enforcement from 12.11.13; Corporations and Financial Services from 4.12.13.
  • 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.

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Party positions

  • Current member, ALP (Tas.) Health, Women and Youth Platform Committee; Resource Management and Development Committee.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Tas.) 2000-11.
  • President, ALP New Town Branch 2001-05.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2004.
  • Member, ALP Administrative Committee (Tas.) 2006-08.

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  • Born 20.2.1972, Hobart, Tas.
  • Partner.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA (Hons)(Tas.), MIR (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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  • Hobart Citizen of the Year 2004.

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