Speeches First speech Browse all speeches (Hansard) Biography Parliamentary service Chosen by the Parliament of Victoria on 2.12.2021 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice S Ryan (resigned). Defeated at general elections 2022. Committee service Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Environment and Communications: Legislation served from 2.12.2021 to 30.6.2022; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation served from 2.12.2021 to 30.6.2022; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: References served from 2.12.2021 to 30.6.2022 Party positions Vice-President (Male) of the Liberal Party (Victorian Branch - Country) from 2017 to 2018. .Member of the Liberal Party Administrative Committee (Victorian branch) from 2018 to 2019. Personal Born: 5.7.1960, Werribee, AustraliaGender: MaleMarital Status: Married Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament (BBus(Mktg)) (Canberra Institute of Technology).(GradDipAcc) (Deakin University).(MMgtSt) (Monash University).Business Manager from 1987 to 1991.Academic from 1991 to 1999.Army officer from 1998 to 1999.Army officer from 2001 to 2007.Academic from 2007 to 2008.Primary producer from 2009 to 2021.Project engineer from 2014 to 2021. Military Service CO 4CER from 2002 to 2003.SO1 CBT Engr FDG from 2004 to 2005.DDIR Force Development - Army from 2005 to 2006.