Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO

Arthur Sinodinos

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Senator for New South Wales

Cabinet Secretary
Liberal Party of Australia

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 7690

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 28
123 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000

Postal address
Level 28, 123 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000

(02) 9223 4388
(02) 9223 4399

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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).

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Parliamentary positions

  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 27.6.12 to 20.9.12.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Assistant Treasurer from 18.9.13 to 19.12.14.
  • Cabinet Secretary from 21.9.15.

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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.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition from 19.9.12 to 18.9.13.

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Party positions

  • Honorary Treasurer, Liberal Party (NSW) 2009-11.
  • Liberal Party President 2011-12.

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  • Born 25.2.1957, Newcastle, NSW.
  • Married.

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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.

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  • Appointed Officer of the Order of Australia, January 2008.

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