Senator Fatima Payman

Senator Fatima Payman

Senator for WA

Chair of Standing Committee on Publications
Deputy Chair of Joint Committee on Publications
Australian Labor Party

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 10, Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices
Level 40, Exchange Tower 2 The Esplanade
Perth, WA, 6000

Postal address

GPO Box B58
Perth, WA, 6838

(08) 6245 3322

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 3417


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Western Australia, 2022.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade served from 28.7.2022 to present; Migration served from 28.7.2022 to present
  • Joint Statutory: Public Works served from 28.7.2022 to present
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Environment and Communications: Legislation served from 28.7.2022 to present; Education and Employment: Legislation served from 28.7.2022 to present; Education and Employment: References served from 28.7.2022 to present
  • Senate Select: Dental Services in Australia served as Deputy Chair from 9.3.2023 to present; Perth Mint and Commonwealth regulatory compliance served from 22.6.2023 to present
  • Senate Standing: Publications served as Chair from 28.7.2022 to present
Parliamentary party positions
  • Australian Labor Party. Served: 01.07.2022 to present
Party positions
  • Secretary of the Multicultural Labor Branch from June 2019 to June 2022.
  • Equity and Diversity Officer for Young Labor (WA), 2020.
  • President of Young Labor (WA), 2021.
  • Born: 1995, Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Gender: Female
  • Marital Status: Not married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (University of Western Australia).
  • GradDipPharmSc (University of Western Australia).
  • Pharmacy Assistant and TerryWhite Chemist from 18.2.2018 to 17.2.2020.
  • Electorate Officer from 30.5.2019 to 23.12.2020.
  • Organiser for the United Workers Union from 11.1.2021 to 3.6.2022.
  • Awarded Australian Muslim Role Model of the Year, 2022.

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