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Senator Jess Walsh

Senator Jess Walsh

Senator for Victoria

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

240-250 Lygon Street
Brunswick East, VIC, 3057

Postal address

PO Box 233
Brunswick East, VIC, 3057

Telephone:
(03) 9381 5448

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3744
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Victoria 2019.
Parliamentary positions
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 4.2.2020.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Publications from 2.7.2019.
  • Senate Select: Australia as a Technology and Financial Centre (formerly Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology) from 19.9.2019 to 20.10.2021; Temporary Migration from 5.12.2019 to 1.9.2021; Job Security from 10.12.2020.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics: References from 2.7.2019; Economics: Legislation from 16.3.2021.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 4.7.2019.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 22.7.2019 to 23.7.2019; National Broadband Network from 22.7.2019.
Party positions
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party from 2005.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party State Conference (Victorian Branch) from 2006 to 2018.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2015.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2018.
Personal
  • Born 16.5.1971, Melbourne, Australia
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Hons) (University of Melbourne).
  • MA (University of Southern California).
  • PhD (University of Melbourne).
  • Research Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, John Hopkins University (USA) from 1998 to 1999.
  • Research Fellow at the Economic Policy Institute, Washington DC (USA) from 1999 to 2000.
  • Researcher and Organiser for United Voice (Vic.) from 2002 to 2006.
  • Assistant Secretary of United Voice (Vic.) from 2006 to 2007.
  • Secretary of United Voice (Vic.) from 2007 to 2019.