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Senator Hollie Hughes

Senator Hollie Hughes

Senator for New South Wales

Positions
Chair of Select Committee on Autism
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 14.02
Level 14, 56 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000

Postal address

GPO BOX 36
Sydney, NSW, 2001

Telephone:
(02) 9159 9325

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3610
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2019.
Committee service
  • Senate Select: Autism from 28.11.2019 (Chair from 5.12.2019).
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs: Legislation from 2.7.2019 to 11.2.2020; Community Affairs: References from 2.7.2019.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Works from 2.7.2019.
  • Joint Standing: National Disability Insurance Scheme from 22.7.2019.
Party positions
  • Chair of the Liberal Party Federal Rural and Regional Committee from 2017 to 2019.
  • Representative (Country) of the Liberal Party State Executive (NSW Branch) from 2005 to 2011.
  • Vice-President (Country) of the Liberal Party Women's Council (NSW Branch) from 2008 to 2011.
  • Representative (NSW) of the Liberal Party Federal Rural and Regional Committee from 2011 to 2017.
  • Chair of the Liberal Party Rural and Regional Committee (NSW Branch) from 2011 to 2018.
  • Vice-President (Country) of the Liberal Party State Executive (NSW Branch) from 2011 to 2018.
Personal
  • Born 12.2.1975, Adelaide, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Comms&BcstJourn) (Charles Sturt University).
  • MPol&PubPol (Macquarie University).
  • Political Adviser to Senator B Heffernan from 2003 to 2005.
  • Political Adviser to Senator C Fierravanti-Wells from 2005 to 2007.
  • Senior Associate at Australian Public Affairs from July 2007 to July 2013.
  • Chair of the Country Autism Network from 2012 to 2019.
  • Head of Government at Salt & Shein from November 2016 to June 2019.
  • Non-Executive Director at Streetwork from 2017 to 2019.
  • Member (Part-Time Level 2) of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal from July 2017 to October 2017.