Former Senator Steve Fielding

Former Senator

Party
Family First Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Speeches

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Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Victoria 2004 (term began 1.7.2005). Defeated at general elections 2010 (term ended 30.6.2011).
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Selection of Bills from 9.5.07 to 30.6.11; Library from 16.9.08 to 30.6.11.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs: Legislation Committee from 10.8.05 to 27.2.06.
  • Senate Select: Fuel and Energy from 1.7.08 to 11.11.08.
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Crime Commission from 1.9.08 to 25.11.10; Law Enforcement from 25.11.10 to 30.6.11; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 14.5.09 to 30.6.11.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 16.9.08 to 30.6.11; National Capital and External Territories from 25.10.10 to 30.6.11.
  • Joint Select: Christmas Island Tragedy from 3.3.11 to 30.6.11.
Conferences, delegations and visits
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Brazil and Uruguay, June-July 2007.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, September-October 2008.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Trinidad and Tobago and USA, July 2006.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Ireland and Italy, June-July 2010.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Federal Leader, Family First Party from 1.7.05 to 30.6.11.
  • Family First Party Whip in the Senate from 9.5.07 to 30.6.11.
Party positions
  • Director, Family First Party from 2004.
Personal
  • Born 17.10.1960, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • MBA (Monash), BE (RMIT).
  • Engineer.
  • Executive.
Local government service
  • Councillor, Knox City Council.