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Senator Perin Davey

Senator Perin Davey

Senator for New South Wales

Positions
Nationals Whip in the Senate
Party
The Nationals
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

217 Cressy Street
Deniliquin, NSW, 2710

Postal address

PO Box 612
Deniliquin, NSW, 2710

Telephone:
(02) 9159 9310
Local Call*:
1300 301 816

*Calls will be charged at a local rate. Charges may vary for mobile phones

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3565
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2019.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation (formerly Regulations and Ordinances) from 2.7.2019; Scrutiny of Bills from 2.7.2019; Selection of Bills from 2.7.2019.
  • Senate Select: Multi-Jurisdictional Management and Execution of the Murray Darling Basin Plan from 24.7.2019; COVID-19 from 8.4.2020; Aboriginal Flag from 3.9.2020 to 13.10.2020 (Deputy Chair from 4.9.2020 to 13.10.2020).
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Education and Employment: Legislation from 2.7.2019.
  • Joint Statutory: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings (formerly Broadcasting) from 2.7.2019.
  • Joint Standing: National Broadband Network from 22.7.2019.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Nationals Whip in the Senate from 2.7.2019.
Party positions
  • Member of the Nationals (NSW Branch) from 1998.
  • Vice Chair of the Nationals' Women's Council (NSW Branch) from 2012 to 2018.
  • Women's Council Delegate to the Nationals' Murray-Darling State Electorate Council (NSW Branch) from 2012 to 2015.
  • Women's Council Delegate to the Nationals' Barwon State Electorate Council (NSW Branch), 2013.
  • Vice Chair of the Nationals' Farrer Federal Electorate Council (NSW Branch) from 2013 to 2019.
  • Member of the Nationals' Central Council (NSW Branch) from 2014.
  • Women's Council Delegate to the Nationals' Murray State Electorate Council (NSW Branch) from 2015 to 2017.
  • Vice Chair of the Nationals' Deniliquin Branch (NSW Branch) from 2017 to 2018.
  • Chair of the Nationals' Deniliquin Branch (NSW Branch) from 2018 to 2019.
  • Vice Chair of the Nationals' Murray State Electorate Council (NSW Branch) from 2018 to 2019.
  • Member of the Nationals' Central Executive (NSW Branch) from 2018.
Personal
  • Born 5.2.1972, Sydney, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • GradCert PubRel (University of Southern Queensland).
  • Cadet Journalist for the Mudgee Guardian from 1990 to 1993.
  • Consultant for Gavin Anderson & Co from 2000 to 2005.
  • Media Adviser for Senator R Boswell, 2000.
  • Farm Administrator for Australian Agriculture Co. from 2005 to 2010.
  • Water Policy Adviser for Murray Irrigation Limited from 2010 to 2015.
  • Corporate Affairs Manager for Murray Irrigation Limited from 2015 to 2017.
  • Consultant from 2017 to 2019.
Military Service
  • Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps from 1990 to 1993.
  • Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps from 1998 to 2005.