Senator Nick McKim

Senator for Tasmania

Party
Australian Greens
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

149B Macquarie Street
Hobart, TAS, 7000

Postal address

GPO Box 896
Hobart, TAS, 7001

Telephone:
(03) 6224 8899
Fax:
(03) 6224 7599
Toll Free:
1300 131 720

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3601
Fax:
(02) 6277 5797

Connect with Senator Nick McKim

Email
senator.mckim@aph.gov.au
Social media

Websites
Personal website

Alternative URL

https://www.aph.gov.au/Senator_McKim

State/Territory

TAS map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • State: elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly for Franklin, 2002. Resigned 2.8.15.
  • Federal: chosen by the Parliament of Tasmania on 19.8.15 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice CA Milne (resigned) (term ended 9.5.2016). Elected 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • State: Minister for Human Services from 21.4.10 to 6.12.10.
  • Minister for Community Development from 21.4.10 to 6.12.10.
  • Minister for Aboriginal Affairs from 6.12.10 to 13.5.11.
  • Minister for Sustainable Transport and Alternative Energy from 21.4.10 to 13.5.11.
  • Minister for Climate Change from 21.4.10 to 13.5.11.
  • Minister for Corrections and Consumer Protection from 21.4.10 to 17.1.14.
  • Minister for Education and Skills from 5.11 to 17.1.14.
  • Minister for Sustainable Transport from 5.11 to 17.1.14.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation from 10.9.15 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16; Legal and Constitutional Affairs References from 1.9.16; Privileges from 9.8.17; Substitute member, Environment and Communications References Committee from 10.10.16 to 10.10.16 8.12.16.
  • Senate Select: School Funding Investment from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 10.9.15 to 9.5.16, from 12.12.16 to 13.12.16 and from 2.2.17 to 4.2.17.
  • Joint Standing: Human Rights from12.9.16; Migration from 12.9.16.
Parliamentary party positions
  • State: Leader of the Tasmanian Greens from 7.7.08 to 2014.
  • Federal: Australian Greens Portfolios: Attorney-General; Schools; Innovation, Competition Policy and Small Business from 15.9.15 to 25.8.16.
  • Attorney General; Immigration and Citizenship; Small Business from 25.8.16.
Personal
  • Born 11.6.1965, England.
  • Partner.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Wilderness Guide 1995-99.
  • Organic market gardener, shepherd, remote area mineral exploration, fruit picker to 1999.
  • Advertising and Public Administrations 1999-2002.