Senator Glenn Sterle

Senator for Western Australia

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3615
Fax:
(02) 6277 5765

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

6a Market City
280 Bannister Road
Canning Vale, WA, 6155

Postal address

Mailpoint 22, Market City, 280 Bannister Road
Canning Vale, WA, 6155

Telephone:
(08) 9455 1420
Fax:
(08) 9455 1421
Toll Free:
1300 666 494

Connect with Senator Glenn Sterle

Email
senator.sterle@aph.gov.au
Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

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

State/Territory

WA map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Western Australia 2004 (term began 1.7.2005), 2010 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 12.11.13 to 9.5.16.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Publications from 1.7.05 to 8.7.14; Regulations and Ordinances from 1.7.05 to 13.9.05; House from 26.10.10 to 11.11.13; Privileges from 26.10.10 to 7.2.12; Treaties from 1.9.16.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation and References Committees from 1.7.05 to 11.9.06, from 14.5.09 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16 (Chair of References from 2.12.13 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16); Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport from 11.9.06 (Chair from 13.2.08) to 14.5.09; Education, Employment and Workplace Relations from 12.2.08 to 30.6.08.
  • Senate Select: Agricultural and Related Industries from 14.2.08 to 23.9.10; National Broadband Network from 1.7.08 to 17.6.10; Men's Health from 27.11.08 to 29.5.09; Australia's Food Processing Sector from 1.7.11 to 16.8.12.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 26.10.10 to 7.2.12; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.7.05 to 30.6.08, from 1.7.14 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16; Electoral Matters from 6.12.06 to 14.2.08.
  • Joint Select: Australia's Immigration Detention Network from 1.7.11 to 30.3.12; Constitutional Recognition of Local Government from 1.11.12 to 7.3.13.
Party positions
  • Member, ALP from 1991.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (WA) from 1999.
  • ALP Transport Policy Convener 2000.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2002 and 2004.
Personal
  • Born 3.1.1960, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Furniture removalist, truck driver, owner operator 1977-91.
  • Organiser, Transport Workers' Union 1991-2005.
  • Branch Committee of Management, Transport Workers' Union 1991-2005.
  • Federal Councillor, Transport Workers' Union 1998-2005.
Honours
  • Awarded Centenary Medal 2003.