Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO

Senator for New South Wales

Positions
Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7690
Fax:

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 3 Level 20
1 Bligh Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000

Postal address

Suite 3 Level 20, 1 Bligh Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000

Telephone:
(02) 8289 9450

Connect with Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO

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

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Sinodinos

State/Territory

NSW map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Chosen by the Parliament of New South Wales on 13.10.2011 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice the Hon. HL Coonan (resigned) (term ended 30.6.2014). Elected 2013 (term began 1.7.2014) and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 27.6.12 to 20.9.12.
Ministerial appointments
  • Assistant Treasurer from 18.9.13 to 19.12.14.
  • Cabinet Secretary from 21.9.15.
  • Acting Minister for Sport from 9.1.17.
  • Acting Minister for Health and Aged Care from 9.1.17.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Regulations and Ordinances from 7.2.13 to 11.11.13.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Finance and Public Administration: Legislation and References Committees from 9.2.12 to 11.11.13; Education and Employment: Legislation Committee from 3.3.15 to 12.10.15 and References Committee from 3.3.15 to 12.10.15; Environment and Communications: Legislation Committee from 3.3.15 to 12.10.15.
  • Senate Select: National Broadband Network from 3.3.15 to 12.10.15.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition from 19.9.12 to 18.9.13.
Party positions
  • Honorary Treasurer, Liberal Party (NSW) 2009-11.
  • Liberal Party President 2011-12.
Personal
  • Born 25.2.1957, Newcastle, NSW.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BComm (Hons)(Newcastle).
  • Graduate recruit, Dept of Finance 1979.
  • Public servant, Treasury 1980-87 and 1989-95.
  • Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. JW Howard, MP 1987-89 and 1995-96.
  • Senior Adviser and Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister, the Hon. JW Howard, MP 1996-2006.
  • Banker 2006-11.
Honours
  • Appointed Officer of the Order of Australia, January 2008.