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Former Senator Lucy Gichuhi

Former Senator Lucy Gichuhi

Former Senator

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

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, Kenya
  • Married
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).