Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO

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Senator for New South Wales

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 3 Level 20
1 Bligh Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000

Postal address

Suite 3 Level 20, 1 Bligh Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000

Telephone:
(02) 8289 9450

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3661
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Chosen by the Parliament of New South Wales on 13.10.2011 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice Hon. H Coonan (resigned). Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2013. Re-elected 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Temporary Chair of Committees from 27.6.12 to 20.9.12
Ministerial appointments
  • Assistant Treasurer from 18.9.2013 to 19.12.2014.
  • Cabinet Secretary from 21.9.2015 to 24.1.2017.
  • Cabinet Minister from 21.9.2015 to 20.12.2017.
  • Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science from 24.1.2017 to 20.12.2017.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Regulations and Ordinances from 7.2.2013 to 11.11.2013.
  • Senate Select: National Broadband Network from 3.3.2015 to 12.10.2015.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Finance and Public Administration: Legislation from 9.2.2012 to 11.11.2013; Finance and Public Administration: References from 9.2.2012 to 11.11.2013; Education and Employment: Legislation from 3.3.2015 to 12.10.2015; Education and Employment: References from 3.3.2015 to 12.10.2015; Environment and Communications: Legislation from 3.3.2015 to 12.10.2015.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition from 19.9.2012 to 18.9.2013.
Party positions
  • Honorary Treasurer, Liberal Party (NSW) 2009-11
  • Liberal Party President 2011-12
Personal
  • Born 25.2.1957, Newcastle, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.Comm (Hons)(Newcastle)
  • Graduate recruit, Dept of Finance 1979
  • Public servant, Treasury 1980-87
  • Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. JW Howard, MP 1987-89
  • Public servant, Treasury 1989-95
  • Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. JW Howard, MP 1995-96
  • Senior Adviser and Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister, the Hon. JW Howard, MP 1996-2006
  • Banker 2006-11
Honours
  • Appointed Officer of the Order of Australia, 09.06.2008