Speeches First speech Browse all speeches (Hansard) Biography Parliamentary service Chosen by the Parliament of Queensland on 21.5.2015 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice Hon. B Mason (resigned). Defeated at general elections 2016. Committee service Senate Standing: Publications from 15.6.2015 to 9.5.2016; Library from 12.10.2015 to 9.5.2016. Senate Select: Unconventional Gas Mining from 12.11.2015 to 9.5.2016; National Broadband Network from 4.2.2016 to 9.5.2016. Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs: Legislation from 23.2.2015 to 9.5.2016; Community Affairs: References from 15.6.2015 to 4.2.2016; Community Affairs: Legislation from 15.6.2015 to 4.2.2016; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation from 10.9.2015 to 4.2.2016; Education and Employment: Legislation from 4.2.2016 to 23.2.2016; Finance and Public Administration: Legislation from 23.2.2016 to 9.5.2016; Finance and Public Administration: References from 23.2.2016 to 9.5.2016. Joint Standing: National Disability Insurance Scheme from 15.6.2015 to 9.5.2016. Joint Select: Northern Australia from 23.2.2016 to 9.5.2016. Party positions Vice-Chair of the Liberal National Party Jimboomba/Woodhill Branch from 2009 to 2012.Vice-Chair of the Liberal National Party Logan State Electorate Council from 2009 to 2012.Secretary of the Liberal National Party Logan State Electorate Council from 2009 to 2012.Treasurer of the Liberal National Party Logan State Electorate Council from 2009 to 2012. . Personal Born 5.11.1969, Brisbane, AustraliaMarried Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament GradDipEd(Sec) (Griffith University).BA (Griffith University).Secondary School Teacher, 1991-2013.Principal Project Officer, 2013-15. Military Service Australian Army Reserve 1987-91. Honours Service Award - Australian Defence Medal.