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MOORE, Claire MaryBiography for MOORE, Claire Mary

Senator for Queensland

Australian Labor Party



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the Senate for Queensland 2001 (term began 1.7.2002), 2007 and 2013.


Parliamentary Positions

Temporary Chair of Committees from 17.11.04 to 11.11.13.


Committee Service

Senate Standing: Publications from 1.7.02 to 1.7.05; Regulations and Ordinances from 1.7.02 to 1.7.05 and from 14.2.08 to 11.11.13; Selection of Bills from 12.11.13.

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs: References Committee from 1.7.02 (Chair from 1.7.05) to 11.9.06 and from 14.5.09 to 11.11.13 and Legislation Committee from 1.12.04 to 11.9.06 and from 14.5.09 (Chair from 14.5.09) to 11.11.13; Community Affairs from 11.9.06 (Chair from 13.2.08) to 14.5.09; Finance and Public Administration: References Committee from 25.6.03 to 11.9.06; Finance and Public Administration from 11.9.06 to 14.5.09.

Senate Select: Lindeberg Grievance from 1.4.04 to 16.11.04; Administration of Indigenous Affairs from 18.11.04 to 8.3.05; Mental Health from 10.3.05 to 28.4.06; Housing Affordability in Australia from 14.2.08 to 16.6.08; Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities from 19.3.08 to 24.9.10; Reform of the Australian Federation from 30.9.10 to 30.6.11.

Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 1.7.02 to 19.11.02 and from 1.4.04 to 10.5.06; Human Rights from 1.7.14.

Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 1.7.05 to 5.8.13.


Conferences, Delegations and Visits

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to East Timor, April 2007.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to New Zealand, April 2008.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Austria, Serbia and Switzerland, October 2008.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Vietnam and Laos, January 2009.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Tonga and Vanuatu, July-August 2009.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Rwanda and Tanzania, September-October 2009.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ghana and Ethiopia, April 2011.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to the Solomon Islands and Samoa, July-August 2011.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Timor-Leste, April 2012.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to the Philippines, Laos and Burma, June 2012.


Parliamentary Party Positions

Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 14.10.13. Shadow Minister for Women from 18.10.13; Shadow Minister for Carers from 18.10.13; Shadow Minister for Communities from 18.10.13.

Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate from 12.11.13.


Party Positions

Member, ALP from 1996.


Personal

Born 19.2.1956, Toowoomba, Qld.

Single.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

Public servant 1980-94.

State Secretary, Community and Public Sector Union (Qld) 1994-2001.