Senator Gavin Marshall

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Senator for Victoria

Positions
Chair of Education and Employment References Committee
Deputy Chair of Education and Employment Legislation Committee
Deputy Chair of Standing Committee on Publications
Deputy Chair of Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances
Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 4, Suite 4.6 Melbourne Commonwealth Parliament Offices
4 Treasury Place
East Melbourne, VIC, 3002

Postal address

PO Box 24189
MELBOURNE, VIC, 3001

Telephone:
(03) 9348 9699
Fax:
(03) 9348 9837

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3658
Fax:
(02) 6277 5822

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Victoria 2001. Re-elected 2007, 2013 and 2016. Defeated at general elections 2019.
Parliamentary appointments
  • Member of the Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Trust from 7.7.2011.
Parliamentary positions
  • from 25.6.2003 to 7.7.2014 (Temporary Chair of Committees from 25.6.03 to 7.7.14).
  • from 7.7.2014 to 9.5.2016 (Deputy President of the Senate from 7.7.14 to 9.5.16).
  • from 7.7.2014 to 9.5.2016 (Chair of Committees from 7.7.14 to 9.5.16).
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Regulations and Ordinances from 1.7.2002 to 1.7.2005; Publications from 1.7.2002 to 11.11.2013; Scrutiny of Bills from 24.6.2004 to 1.7.2005; Scrutiny of Bills from 30.9.2010 to 21.6.2012; Senators' Interests from 1.7.2011 to 9.5.2016; Regulations and Ordinances from 21.9.2011 to 21.6.2012; Regulations and Ordinances from 12.11.2013 to 9.5.2016; Appropriations and Staffing from 12.11.2013 to 9.5.2016; House from 12.11.2013 to 1.7.2014; Procedure from 13.11.2013 to 9.5.2016 (Chair from 13.11.2013 to 9.5.2016); Publications from 1.7.2014 to 9.5.2016; Publications from 1.9.2016; Privileges from 1.9.2016 to 29.11.2017; Regulations and Ordinances from 1.9.2016; Senators' Interests from 1.9.2016.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Finance and Public Administration: References from 1.7.2002 to 25.6.2003; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References from 1.7.2002 to 29.11.2004; Employment, Workplace Relations and Education: Legislation from 18.11.2004 to 11.9.2006; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: Legislation from 18.11.2004 to 29.11.2004; Community Affairs: Legislation from 18.11.2004 to 1.12.2004; Community Affairs: References from 18.11.2004 to 1.7.2005; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References from 1.7.2005 to 11.9.2006; Employment, Workplace Relations and Education: References from 1.7.2005 to 11.9.2006 (Chair from 1.7.2005 to 11.9.2006); Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts: References from 9.2.2006 to 10.8.2006; Employment, Workplace Relations and Education from 11.9.2006 to 11.2.2008; Employment, Workplace Relations and Education from 12.2.2008 to 14.5.2009; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 12.2.2008 to 14.5.2009; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation from 14.5.2009 to 27.9.2010; Employment, Workplace Relations and Education: Legislation from 14.5.2009 to 11.11.2013; Employment, Workplace Relations and Education: References from 14.5.2009 to 11.11.2013; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation from 12.11.2013 to 1.7.2014; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: References from 12.11.2013 to 1.7.2014; Economics: Legislation from 12.11.2013 to 11.2.2014; Education and Employment: Legislation from 1.9.2016 (Chair from 1.9.2016); Environment and Communications: Legislation from 1.9.2016 to 1.9.2016; Education and Employment: References from 1.9.2016; Environment and Communications: References from 1.9.2016 to 1.9.2016.
  • Joint Statutory: Intelligence and Security from 14.2.2008 to 19.7.2010; Corporations and Financial Services from 1.7.2008 to 24.6.2009; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 30.9.2010 to 1.7.2011; Public Works from 25.10.2010 to 1.7.2011; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 1.7.2014 to 9.5.2016.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.7.2002 to 31.8.2004; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 1.3.2004 to 31.8.2004; Treaties from 14.2.2008 to 30.6.2008; Parliamentary Library from 1.7.2011 to 5.8.2013.
  • Joint Select: Christmas Island Tragedy from 3.3.2011 to 29.6.2011.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Chair of the Australian Labor Party Parliamentary Caucus from 30.10.2012.
Party positions
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party from 1977.
Personal
  • Born 25.3.1960, Melbourne, Australia
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Apprentice electrical mechanic
  • Electrician
  • Official, Electrical Trades Union