Senator the Hon Fiona Nash

Fiona Nash

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Senator for New South Wales

Positions
Assistant Minister for Health
Deputy Leader of The Nationals in the Senate
Party
The Nationals
Chamber
Senate

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7440
Fax:

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

79 Main Street
Young, NSW, 2594

Postal address
79 Main Street
Young, NSW, 2594

Telephone:
(02) 6382 3400
Fax:
(02) 6382 3499

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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Nash

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2004 (term began 1.7.2005) and 2010.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Assistant Minister for Health from 18.9.13.

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Senators' Interests from 16.8.05 to 11.2.08; Publications from 16.8.05 to 11.2.08; Selection of Bills from 6.2.06 to 22.9.08; Library from 2.3.06 to 11.2.08; Procedure from 17.8.07 to 11.2.08; Appropriations and Staffing from 14.2.08 to 12.3.09.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References Committee from 16.8.05 to 6.9.05; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport from 11.9.06 to 24.9.08 and from 12.3.09 to 14.5.09; References Committee from 16.8.05 to 11.9.06 and from 14.5.09 to 11.11.13 and Legislation Committee from 9.2.06 to 11.9.06 and from 14.5.09 to 11.11.13.
  • Senate Select: Agricultural and Related Industries from 14.2.08 to 23.9.10; National Broadband Network from 26.6.08 to 17.6.10.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 16.8.05 to 23.3.07; Intelligence and Security from 9.5.06 to 5.12.08; Law Enforcement from 16.3.12 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 2.3.06 to 17.10.07.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • The Nationals Party Whip in the Senate from 6.2.07.
  • Deputy Leader of The Nationals in the Senate from 27.6.08.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Water Resources and Conservation from 22.9.08 to 1.12.08; Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Education from 14.9.10 to 18.9.13.

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Party positions

  • Member, The Nationals Central Council (NSW) from 1997.
  • Chair, National Party Lachlan Electorate Council 1997-2002.
  • Member, The Nationals Central Executive (NSW) 1999-2005.
  • Delegate, The Nationals Federal Council from 2002.
  • Delegate, The Nationals Women's Federal Council 2002-05; Treasurer 2003.
  • Member, The Nationals Central Council Campaign Committee (NSW) from 2003.

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Personal

  • Born 6.5.1965, Sydney, NSW.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA LibStud (Mitchell CAE).
  • Farming partner from 1991.
  • Ministerial staffer 1999-2004.

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