Senator Lucy Gichuhi

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Senator for South Australia

Positions
Chair of Education and Employment Legislation Committee
Deputy Chair of Education and Employment References Committee
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 10 Commonwealth Parliament Offices
Level 13, 100 King William Street
Adelaide, SA, 5000

Postal address

Suite 10 Commonwealth Parliament Offices, Level 13, 100 King William Street
Adelaide, SA, 5000

Telephone:
(08) 8205 1050

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3604
Fax:
(02) 6277 5820

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Declared elected 19.4.2017 as a Senator for South Australia by the High Court of Australia (vice R Day, disqualified under section 44 (v) of the Constitution, 26.2.2017) (term begun 19.4.2017).
  • (Family First Party to 3.5.17; Independent from 3.5.17 to 5.2.18; Liberal Party of Australia from 5.2.18).
Committee service
  • Senate Select: Future of Work and Workers from 16.11.17 to 15.2.18 (Deputy Chair from 16.11.17 to 15.2.18); Stillbirth Research and Education from 28.3.18.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Education and Employment: Legislation Committee from 5.2.18 (Chair from 7.2.18) and References Committee from 5.2.18.
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 5.2.18.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 5.2.18.
  • Senate Standing: Publications from 5.2.18.
Personal
  • Born 23.9.1962, Nyeri County, Kenya.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (University of Nairobi).
  • Bachelor of Law (University of South Australia).
  • Graduate Diploma of Law Practice (University of Adelaide).
  • Lawyer: Women's Legal Service (SA) Inc., August 2016 to March 2017.
  • International Student Liaison: Careers Australia International College (formerly Kaylene Kranz International College), September 2006 to February 2012.
  • Auditor: South Australian Department of Auditor General, July 1999 to September 2006.
  • Audit Manager: Madison Insurance Company Kenya Ltd., 1995 to 1999.
  • Internal Auditor: Action Aid Kenya, 1994 to 1995.
  • Auditor: Postbank Kenya, 1991 to 1994.
  • Auditor: Ernst & Young, 1987 to 1991.