Senator Kimberley Kitching

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Senator for Victoria

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Tenancy 3
6 English Street
Essendon Fields, VIC, 3041

Postal address

Tenancy 3, 6 English Street
Essendon Fields, VIC, 3041

Telephone:
(03) 9374 1640

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3294
Fax:
(02) 6277 5814

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Chosen by the Parliament of Victoria 25.10.2016 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice Hon. S Conroy (resigned).
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References from 8.11.2016; Finance and Public Administration: Legislation from 8.11.2016; Finance and Public Administration: References from 8.11.2016; Publications from 22.11.2016; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: References from 22.6.2017; Privileges from 29.11.2017 to 15.10.2018; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: Legislation from 15.12.2017 to 15.12.2017 (Substitute member from 15.12.2017 to 15.12.2017).
  • Senate Select: Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill from 1.12.2016; Strengthening Multiculturalism from 23.3.2017; Obesity Epidemic in Australia from 10.5.2018.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Education and Employment: Legislation from 8.11.2016 to 22.11.2016; Education and Employment: References from 8.11.2016 to 22.11.2016.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 10.11.2016; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 15.2.2018.
  • Joint Select: Government Procurement from 1.12.2016.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Government Accountability from 2.6.2019.
  • Deputy Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate from 2.6.2019.
Party positions
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party from 1993.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party Melbourne Ports Federal Electorate Council, 1999.
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party Legal Affairs Policy Committee, 2000.
  • Treasurer of the Australian Labor Party Caulfield Branch, 2001.
  • President of the Australian Labor Party Carlton Branch, 2004.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party State Conference, 2008.
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party Administrative Committee, 2008.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party Melbourne Federal Electorate Council, 2008.
  • Assistant Secretary of the Australian Labor Party Wills Federal Electorate Council, 2014.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2015.
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party State Municipal Coordination Committee, 2015.
Personal
  • Born 16.2.1970, Brisbane, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (University of Queensland)
  • LLB (University of Queensland)
  • Manager, private Information Technology and Human Resources companies
  • Senior Advisor, Treasurer of Victoria and Minister for Industry, Trade, Major Projects and Information Technology (Vic)
  • General Manager, Health Workers Union
  • Special Counsel, Cornwall Stodart
Local government service
  • Councillor, City of Melbourne from 2001 to 2004