Former Senator Bob Day AO

Former Senator Bob Day AO

Former Senator

Family First Party


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for South Australia 2013. Re-elected 2016. Resigned 1.11.2016. (disqualified 5.4.2017 under section 44 (v) of the Constitution; ruled ineligible from 26.2.2016).
Committee service
  • Senate Select: Wind Turbines served from 27.11.2014 to 3.8.2015; Murray-Darling Basin Plan served from 10.8.2015 to 17.3.2016
Parliamentary party positions
  • Family First. Served: 01.07.2014 to 01.11.2016
Party positions
  • Chairman of the Federal Family First Party from 2008.
  • Born: 5.7.1952, Manchester, England
  • Gender: Male
  • Marital Status: Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Certificate in Science Technician.
  • Science technician from 1969 to 1975.
  • Plumber from 1975 to 1980.
  • Builder from 1980 to 2014.
  • Awarded the Centenary Medal, 1.1.2001.
  • Appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia, 26.1.2003.
  • Nationbuild: the quest for self-reliance, Connor Court Publishing, Ballan, Vic., 2007.

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