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Former Senator Glenn Lazarus

Former Senator Glenn Lazarus

Former Senator

Party
Glenn Lazarus Team
Chamber
Senate

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Queensland 2013. Defeated at general elections 2016.
Committee service
  • Senate Select: Certain Aspects of Queensland Government Administration related to Commonwealth Government Affairs from 2.10.2014 to 27.3.2015 (Chair from 27.10.2014 to 27.3.2015); Unconventional Gas Mining from 13.10.2015 to 9.5.2016 (Chair from 12.11.2015 to 9.5.2016); School Funding Investment from 4.2.2016 to 9.5.2016 (Chair from 4.2.2016 to 9.5.2016).
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs: References from 24.6.2015 to 9.5.2016 (Chair from 24.6.2015 to 9.5.2016).
  • Joint Select: Australia Fund Establishment from 28.10.2014 to 25.6.2015 (Deputy Chair from 14.11.2014 to 25.6.2015); Trade and Investment Growth from 30.10.2014 to 27.11.2014.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Leader of the Palmer United Party in the Senate from 1.7.2014 to 12.3.2015.
Other positions
  • Played two rugby league Kangaroo Tours.
  • 22 test matches and 22 State of Origin matches.
  • Winner of the Rugby League Premiership (NSW) 1989.
  • Winner of the Rugby League Premiership (NSW) 1990.
  • Winner of the Rugby League Premiership (NSW) 1992.
  • Winner of the Rugby League Premiership (NSW) 1993.
Personal
  • Born 11.12.1965, Queanbeyan, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Professional rugby league player for the Canberra Raiders from 1987 to 1991.
  • Professional rugby league player in the State of Origin (NSW) from 1989 to 1999.
  • Professional rugby league player in the Australian Kangaroos from 1990 to 1999.
  • Professional rugby league player for the Brisbane Broncos from 1992 to 1997.
  • Professional rugby league player for the Melbourne Storm from 1998 to 1999.
Honours
  • Australian Sports Medal, 24.10.2000.