Senator the Hon Doug Cameron

Douglas Cameron

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Senator for New South Wales

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 3367
Fax:
(02) 6277 5802

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Unit 6
5 Raymond Road
Springwood, NSW, 2777

Postal address
PO Box 322
Springwood, NSW, 2777

Telephone:
(02) 4751 4288
Fax:
(02) 4751 3288
Toll Free:
1300 226 005

Connect with Doug Cameron

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

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Cameron

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2007 (term began 1.7.2008) and 2013.

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Parliamentary positions

  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 7.7.11 to 11.11.13.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Housing and Homelessness from 1.7.13 to 18.9.13.

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Library from 1.7.08 to 30.6.11; Scrutiny of Bills from 1.7.08 to 30.9.10; Privileges from 30.9.10 to 1.7.11.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics from 1.7.08 to 14.5.09; Economics: Legislation Committee from 14.5.09 and References Committee from 1.7.11; Finance and Public Administration from 1.7.08 to 14.5.09; Finance and Public Administration: Legislation and References Committees from 14.5.09 to 27.9.10; Environment and Communications: Legislation and References Committees from 30.9.10 (Chair, Legislation Committee from 30.9.10) to 11.11.13.
  • Senate Select: Climate Policy from 18.3.09 to 15.6.09; Scrutiny of New Taxes from 30.9.10 to 1.11.11; Health from 26.6.14.
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 1.7.08 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 1.7.08 to 30.6.11; National Broadband Network from 23.3.11 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Select: Parliamentary Budget Office from 22.11.10 to 23.3.11; Broadcasting Legislation from 14.3.13 to 24.6.13.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to UK, October-November 2009.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 14.10.13. Shadow Minister for Human Services from 18.10.13.

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Party positions

  • Member, ALP Administrative Committee (NSW).
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (NSW).
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference.

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Personal

  • Born 27.1.1951, Bellshill, Scotland, UK.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • City and Guilds qualified fitter and machinist.
  • Maintenance fitter, steel, ship repair, vehicle and power industries.
  • Organiser, Assistant State Secretary, Assistant National Secretary and National Secretary, Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union.
  • Vice-President, Australian Council of Trade Unions 1999-2007.
  • Member, Australian Best Practice Committee.
  • Trustee, Superannuation Trust of Australia.
  • Director, Australian Super Pty Ltd 2006-07.

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