Speeches Browse all speeches (Hansard) Biography Parliamentary service Elected to the Senate for Western Australia 1993. Defeated at general elections 1998. Committee service Senate Standing: Selection of Bills from 20.5.1996 to 30.6.1999. Senate Select: Dangers of Radioactive Waste from 23.3.1995 to 29.4.1996; Aircraft Noise in Sydney from 23.3.1995 to 30.11.1995; Uranium Mining and Milling from 8.5.1996 to 15.5.1997; Socio-Economic Consequences of the National Competition Policy from 8.7.1998 to 30.6.1999. Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 30.9.1993 to 9.11.1998. Conferences, delegations and visits Member, Official Delegation to South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Botswana, July 1994. Parliamentary party positions Australian Greens Whip in the Senate from 20.5.1996 to 30.6.1999. Party positions Spokesperson for the Greens (WA) on Economics from 1990.Network Coordinator for the Greens (WA), 1993. Personal Born 5.3.1955, Fremantle, AustraliaSingle Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament DipEd (University of Western Australia).BA(Hons) (University of East Anglia).Receptionist, sales clerk, cashier, bar attendant.Teacher and librarian from 1984 to 1988.Lobbyist and Coordinator for People for Nuclear Disarmament from 1988 to 1991.