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O'SULLIVAN, Barry JamesBiography for O'SULLIVAN, Barry James

Senator for Queensland

Nationals



Parliamentary Service

Chosen by the Parliament of Queensland on 11.2.2014 under Section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice BTG Joyce (resigned)(term ends 30.6.2017).


Committee Service

Senate Standing: Publications from 1.7.14 to 10.9.15.

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation Committee from 3.3.14 to 1.7.14; Education and Employment: Legislation Committee from 1.7.14 to 3.3.15; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation Committee from 1.7.14 to 10.9.15; Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16.

Senate Select: School Funding from 3.3.14 to 18.3.14; Murray Darling Basin Plan from 23.2.16 to 9.5.16.

Joint Statutory: Public Works from 3.3.14 to 1.7.14; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 1.7.14 to 10.9.15 and from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16; Law Enforcement from 1.7.14 to 10.9.15 and from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16; Human Rights from 23.2.16 to 15.3.16.

Joint Standing: National Disability Insurance Scheme from 3.3.14 to 1.7.14; Publications from 7.7.14 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 26.8.14 to 9.5.16); Electoral Matters from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16.


Parliamentary Party Positions

The Nationals Party Whip in the Senate from 1.7.14 to 10.9.15.

National Party Whip in the Senate from 24.2.16 to 9.5.16.


Party Positions

Chair, Rockhampton Branch, The Nationals.

Chair and Campaign Director, Rockhampton state electorate, The Nationals.

Member, LNP Candidate Review Committee 2008-13; Chair 2010-13.

State Treasurer, LNP (Qld) 2009-13.


Personal

Born 24.3.1957, Gogango, Qld.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

Police officer 1976-91.

Grazier from 1979.

Managing Director, Jilbridge Pty Ltd and NewLands Group Holdings Pty Ltd 1991-2013.