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Senator Glenn Sterle

Senator Glenn Sterle

Senator for Western Australia

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Unit G2 and G3,
150-152 Riseley Street
Booragoon, WA, 6154

Postal address

Unit G2 and G3, 150-152 Riseley Street
Booragoon, WA, 6154

Telephone:
(08) 9455 1420
Fax:
(08) 9455 1421
Local Call*:
61131300 066 49

*Calls will be charged at a local rate. Charges may vary for mobile phones

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3615
Fax:
(02) 6277 5765

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Western Australia 2004. Re-elected 2010 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 12.11.2013 to 9.5.2016.
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 2.7.2019.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Publications from 1.7.2005 to 8.7.2014; Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation (formerly Regulations and Ordinances) from 1.7.2005 to 13.9.2005; House from 26.10.2010 to 11.11.2013; Privileges from 26.10.2010 to 7.2.2012.
  • Senate Select: Agricultural and Related Industries from 14.2.2008 to 23.9.2010; National Broadband Network from 1.7.2008 to 17.6.2010; Men's Health from 27.11.2008 to 29.5.2009; Australia's Food Processing Sector from 1.7.2011 to 16.8.2012.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation from 1.7.2005 to 11.9.2006; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: References from 1.7.2005 to 11.9.2006; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport from 11.9.2006 to 14.5.2009 (Chair from 13.2.2008 to 14.5.2009); Education, Employment and Workplace Relations from 12.2.2008 to 30.6.2008; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation from 14.5.2009 to 9.5.2016; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: References from 14.5.2009 to 9.5.2016 (Chair from 2.12.2013 to 9.5.2016); Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: References from 1.9.2016 (Chair from 1.9.2016); Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation from 1.9.2016 (Deputy Chair from 4.7.2019).
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 26.10.2010 to 7.2.2012; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 1.7.2014 to 9.5.2016.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.7.2005 to 30.6.2008; Electoral Matters from 6.12.2006 to 14.2.2008; Treaties from 1.7.2014 to 9.5.2016; Treaties from 1.9.2016 to 10.11.2016.
  • Joint Select: Australia's Immigration Detention Network from 1.7.2011 to 30.3.2012; Constitutional Recognition of Local Government from 1.11.2012 to 7.3.2013; Road Safety from 5.2.2020 to 17.6.2020.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Road Safety from 28.6.2018.
Party positions
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party from 1991.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party State Conference (WA) from 1999.
  • Convener of the Australian Labor Party Transport Policy Committee, 2000.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2002.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2004.
Personal
  • Born 3.1.1960, Melbourne, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Furniture removalist, truck driver and owner-operator from 1977 to 1991.
  • Organiser for the Transport Workers' Union from 1991 to 2005.
  • Member of the Branch Management Committee for the Transport Workers' Union from 1991 to 2005.
  • Councillor for the Transport Workers' Union from 1998 to 2005.
Honours
  • Awarded Centenary Medal, 01.01.2001.