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Senator Claire Chandler

Senator Claire Chandler

Senator for Tasmania

Positions
Deputy Chair of Select Committee on Temporary Migration
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

42 Bridge Street
Richmond, TAS, 7025

Postal address

PO Box 250
Richmond, TAS, 7025

Telephone:
(03) 6260 2018

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3542
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Tasmania 2019.
Parliamentary positions
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 4.2.2020.
Committee service
  • Senate Select: Temporary Migration from 5.12.2019 (Deputy Chair from 16.12.2019).
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation from 2.7.2019; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: References from 2.7.2019.
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 2.7.2019 to 11.2.2020; Public Accounts and Audit from 2.7.2019.
  • Joint Select: Australia's Family Law System from 19.9.2019.
Party positions
  • Member of the Liberal Party from 2010.
  • Secretary of the Young Liberals (Tasmanian Division) from 2011 to 2012.
  • Branch President of the Young Liberals (Southern Tasmanian Division) from 2011 to 2013.
  • Representative for Tasmania to the Australian Liberal Students Federation from 2011 to 2014.
  • Vice-President of the Liberal Club (University of Tasmania) from 2011 to 2014.
  • Delegate to the Liberal Party State Council (Tasmanian Division) from 2011 to 2019.
  • Delegate to the Liberal Party Women's Council (Tasmanian Division) from 2011 to 2019.
  • Senior Vice-President of the Young Liberals (Tasmanian Division) from 2012 to 2014.
  • Delegate to the Liberal Party Federal Council from 2014 to 2019.
  • Member of the State Executive of the Liberal Party (Tasmanian Division) from 2014 to 2018.
  • Communications Director of the Federal Young Liberal Movement of Australia, 2014.
  • President of the Young Liberals (Tasmanian Division) from 2014 to 2016.
  • Secretary of the Federal Young Liberal Movement of Australia, 2015.
  • President of the Federal Young Liberal Movement of Australia, 2016.
  • Vice-President and Electorate Chair of the Liberal Party (Tasmanian Division) from 2016 to 2017.
  • Member of the Federal Executive of the Liberal Party, 2016.
  • Chair of the Liberal Party (Tasmanian Division) Roundtable into Female Engagement, 2017.
Personal
  • Born 1.6.1990, Hobart, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (University of Tasmania).
  • LLB (University of Tasmania).
  • Analyst at Deloitte Risk Advisory from 2014 to 2016.
  • Senior Analyst at Deloitte Risk Advisory from 2016 to 2018.
  • Client Manager at Deloitte Risk Advisory from 2018 to 2019.