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Senator Ben Small

Senator Ben Small

Senator for Western Australia

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 38, Exchange Plaza
The Esplanade
Perth, WA, 6000

Telephone:
(08) 9325 4227
Fax:
(08) 9325 6857
Local Call*:
1300 301 728

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3362
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Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Chosen by the Parliament of Western Australia on 25.11.2020 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice the Hon. M Cormann (resigned).
Committee service
  • Senate Select: Job Security from 10.12.2020.
Party positions
  • Campaign Member and Booth Captain for the Liberal Party Bunbury Branch (WA).
  • Vice-President of the Liberal Party Bunbury Branch (WA) from 2013 to 2015.
  • Delegate (Forrest Division) to the Liberal Party State Council (WA) from 2014 to 2017. .
  • President of the Liberal Party Bunbury Branch (WA) from 2015 to 2017.
  • President of the Liberal Party Forrest Division (WA) from 2017 to 2020.
Personal
  • Born 11.6.1988, Perth, Australia
  • Single
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • (AdvDipAppSci(Nautical)) (University of Tasmania, Australian Maritime College).
  • (BAppSci(MarOps)) (University of Tasmania, Australian Maritime College).
  • (MBA(Innov&Ldshp)) (University of Canberra).
  • Deck Officer Cadet at BP Shipping Limited from 2006 to 2009.
  • Second Officer at Farstad Shipping from 2009 to 2013.
  • Chief Officer at Farstad Shipping from 2013 to 2016.
  • Operations Manager at Farstad Shipping from 2016 to 2017.
  • Marine Operations Superintendent at Woodside Energy Limited from 2017 to 2018.
  • Marine Operations Manager at Woodside Energy Limited from 2018 to 2020.
  • Marine Manager at Woodside Energy Limited, 2020.
Honours
  • Graduating TER 99.75 with citation to the BCGS Honour Board, General Merit & Citizenship with Bar Awards, 2005.
  • Awarded the Commonwealth Government's Australian Student's Certificate of Excellence for outstanding achievement, 2005.
  • Graduated as Dux of Class with citation to the UTas/AMC Roll of Excellence, 2009.
  • Awarded the Peter Muirhead Prize for Best Overall Performance, UTas/AMC, 2009.
  • Graduated as Dux of Class with citation to the UTas/AMC Roll of Excellence, 2012.
  • Awarded the Captain Thomas Swanson Prize for Highest Academic Achievement by an Undergraduate Degree Student, UTas/AMC, 2012.