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Senator Rex Patrick

Senator Rex Patrick

Senator for South Australia

Positions
Deputy Chair of Select Committee on the Multi-Jurisdictional Management and Execution of the Murray Darling Basin Plan
Party
Independent
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 2
31 Ebenezer Place
Adelaide, SA, 5000

Postal address

Level 2, 31 Ebenezer Place
Adelaide, SA, 5000

Telephone:
(08) 8232 1144
Fax:
(08) 8232 3744
Local Call*:
1300 556 115

*Calls will be charged at a local rate. Charges may vary for mobile phones

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3785
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Chosen by the Parliament of South Australia on 14.11.2017 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice N Xenophon (resigned).
Committee service
  • Senate Select: Future of Work and Workers from 12.2.2018 to 19.9.2018 (Deputy Chair from 20.2.2018 to 19.9.2018); Multi-Jurisdictional Management and Execution of the Murray Darling Basin Plan from 23.7.2019 (Deputy Chair from 1.8.2019); Australia as a Technology and Financial Centre (formerly Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology) from 19.9.2019.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: Legislation from 15.11.2017 to 1.7.2019; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References from 15.11.2017 to 1.7.2019; Economics: References from 7.12.2017 to 28.6.2018 (Substitute member from 7.12.2017 to 28.6.2018); Economics: Legislation from 2.7.2019; Economics: References from 2.7.2019.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 12.2.2018.
Personal
  • Born 8.5.1967, Whakatane, New Zealand
  • Divorced
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Associate Diploma in Electronic Systems.
  • Senior Adviser to Senator Nick Xenophon.
  • Company Director of Acoustic Force Pty. Ltd.
  • Business Development and Project Manager at Sonartech Atlas Pty. Ltd.
  • Submariner in the Royal Australian Navy.
Military Service
  • Royal Australian Navy.