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Senator Amanda Stoker

Senator Amanda Stoker

Senator for Queensland

Positions
Chair of Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
Deputy Chair of Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 7, Level 36, Waterfront Place
1 Eagle Street
Brisbane, QLD, 4000

Postal address

GPO Box 228
Brisbane, QLD, 4001

Telephone:
(07) 3001 8170
Fax:
(07) 3001 8178

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3457
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Chosen by the Parliament of Queensland on 21.3.2018 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice the Hon. G Brandis (resigned).
Parliamentary positions
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 2.7.2019.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation (formerly Regulations and Ordinances) from 22.3.2018 to 1.7.2019.
  • Senate Select: Future of Work and Workers from 22.3.2018 to 19.9.2018; Charity Fundraising in the 21st Century from 27.6.2018 to 14.2.2019; Obesity Epidemic in Australia from 10.9.2018 to 5.12.2018; Aboriginal Flag from 3.9.2020.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics: Legislation from 22.3.2018 to 1.7.2019; Economics: References from 22.3.2018 to 1.7.2019; Finance and Public Administration: Legislation from 22.3.2018 to 1.7.2019; Finance and Public Administration: References from 22.3.2018 to 1.7.2019; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation from 2.7.2019 (Chair from 4.7.2019); Legal and Constitutional Affairs: References from 2.7.2019 (Deputy Chair from 4.7.2019).
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 22.3.2018 to 27.6.2018; Public Works from 22.3.2018 to 1.7.2019; Intelligence and Security from 12.2.2019; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 13.2.2019 to 11.2.2020 (Chair from 14.2.2019 to 11.2.2020).
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (2018) from 22.3.2018 to 29.11.2018.
Party positions
  • Member of the Liberal National Party Policy Standing Committee from 2009 to 2016.
  • Chair of the Liberal National Party Media and Communications Policy Committee from 2009 to 2016.
  • Treasurer of the Young Liberal National Party, 2010.
  • Trustee of the Enid Dowling Foundation from 2012 to 2018.
  • Member of the Liberal National Party Queensland State Executive from 2014 to 2017.
  • Member of the Liberal National Party President's Committee, 2017.
Other positions
  • Director of the Australian Institute for Progress from 2014 to 2018.
  • Vice-President of the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland from 2016 to 2017.
Personal
  • Born 30.10.1982, Liverpool, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA LLB(Hons) (University of Sydney).
  • GradDipLegPrac (Griffith University).
  • Solicitor and Clerk at Minter Ellison Lawyers from 2004 to 2006.
  • Associate to I Callinan QC AC at the High Court of Australia, 2007.
  • Associate to P McMurdo at the Supreme Court (Qld), 2008.
  • Prosecutor at the Director of Public Prosecutions from 2009 to 2011.
  • Barrister in private practice (Qld) from 2011 to 2018.
  • Sessional Academic at Central Queensland University from 2014 to 2017.