Speeches First speech Browse all speeches (Hansard) 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). Defeated at general elections 2019. Committee service Senate Standing: Publications from 5.2.2018 to 30.6.2019. Senate Select: Future of Work and Workers from 16.11.2017 to 15.2.2018 (Deputy Chair from 16.11.2017 to 15.2.2018); Stillbirth Research and Education from 28.3.2018 to 30.6.2019. Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Education and Employment: Legislation from 5.2.2018 to 10.9.2018 (Chair from 7.2.2018 to 10.9.2018); Education and Employment: References from 5.2.2018 to 10.9.2018; Community Affairs: Legislation from 10.9.2018 to 30.6.2019 (Chair from 13.9.2018 to 30.6.2019); Community Affairs: References from 10.9.2018 to 30.6.2019 (Deputy Chair from 13.9.2018 to 30.6.2019). Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 5.2.2018 to 30.6.2019. Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 5.2.2018 to 30.6.2019. Personal Born 23.9.1962, Nyeri County, KenyaMarried Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament BCom(Acc) (University of Nairobi).LLB (University of South Australia).GradDipLegPrac (University of Adelaide).Auditor for Ernst & Young from 1987 to 1991.Auditor at Postbank, Kenya from 1991 to 1994.Internal Auditor at Action Aid, Kenya.Audit Manager at Madison Insurance Company, Kenya.Auditor for the Department of the Auditor General (SA).International Student Liaison at Careers Australia International College.Lawyer at the Women's Legal Service (SA).