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Senator Andrew McLachlan CSC

Senator Andrew McLachlan CSC

Senator for SA

Liberal Party of Australia

Seating Plan

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Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

36 Grenfell Street
Kent Town, SA, 5067

(08) 8362 8600
(08) 8362 8579
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Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 3337


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Parliamentary service
  • State: Member of the Legislative Council (SA) from 2014 to 2020.
  • Federal: Chosen by the Parliament of South Australia on 6.2.2020 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice C Bernardi (resigned).
Parliamentary positions
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 26.8.2020.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Privileges from 20.10.2021.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs: Legislation from 11.2.2020.
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 11.2.2020; Law Enforcement (formerly National Crime Authority from 15.6.1984 to 1.1.2003 and Australian Crime Commission from 1.1.2003 to 24.11.2010) from 13.5.2021; Public Accounts and Audit from 13.5.2021; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 1.12.2021 (Chair from 2.12.2021).
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 13.5.2021.
  • Joint Select: Parliamentary Standards from 29.3.2022.
  • Born 14.1.1966, Adelaide, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • (LLB) (University of Adelaide).
  • (LLM) (University of Edinburgh).
  • (MBA) (Australian Graduate School of Management).
  • Solicitor in Legal Practice from 1989 to 1991.
  • Senior Associate in Legal Practice from 1993 to 1996.
  • Senior Executive in Financial Services from 1996 to 2011.
  • Non-Executive Director in Financial Services from 2011 to 2014.
  • Director of the International Centre for Financial Services, University of Adelaide, from 2012 to 2014.
State/Territory Government service
  • Member of the Legislative Council (SA) from 2014 to 2020.
  • President of the Legislative Council (SA) from 2018 to 2020.
Military Service
  • Australian Army Reserve from 1993 to 2018.

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