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LUDLAM, ScottBiography for LUDLAM, Scott

Senator for Western Australia

Australian Greens



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the Senate for Western Australia 2007 (term began 1.7.2008) and 2014.


Parliamentary Positions

Temporary Chair of Committees from 13.5.10 to 7.7.14.


Committee Service

Senate Standing: Privileges from 13.10.11; Procedure from 19.6.12 to 14.8.12.

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Environment, Communications and the Arts from 1.7.08 to 14.5.09; Environment, Communications and the Arts: Legislation and References Committees from 14.5.09 to 27.9.10; Environment and Communications: Legislation and References Committees from 30.9.10 to 5.7.11; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 4.9.08 to 14.5.09; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: Legislation and References Committees from 14.5.09 to 11.11.13 and from 7.7.14; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation and References Committees from 14.5.09 to 5.7.11.

Senate Select: National Broadband Network from 10.2.09 to 17.6.10 and from 14.11.13; Reform of the Australian Federation from 21.6.10 to 30.6.11; Abbott Government's Budget Cuts from 3.12.14.

Joint Standing: Treaties from 4.9.08 to 7.7.14; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 26.11.08 to 5.8.13; National Broadband Network from 21.3.11 to 5.8.13.

Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 17.3.10 to 24.6.13; Broadcasting Legislation from 14.3.13 to 24.6.13.


Conferences, Delegations and Visits

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Timor-Leste, August 2009.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to China and Hong Kong, November 2009.


Parliamentary Party Positions

Australian Greens portfolios: Broadband, Communications and Digital Economy; Housing; Nuclear; Mining (Western Australia); Transport, Infrastructure, Waste and Sustainable Cities; Burma; Assisting on Defence from 1.7.11 to 1.7.12; Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy; Burma; Heritage; Housing; Infrastructure; Mining (WA); Nuclear; Sustainable Cities; Assisting on Defence; Assisting on National Security from 1.7.12 to 11.11.13; Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy; Housing; Nuclear; Infrastructure, Heritage and Sustainable Cities; Assisting Defence Materiel; Assisting on Resources and Energy from 11.11.13 to 1.7.14; Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy; Defence; Housing and Sustainable Cities; Nuclear from 1.7.14.


Personal

Born 10.1.1970, Palmerston North, New Zealand.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA Design (Curtin University), GradDip Policy Studies (Murdoch).

Graphic designer.

Research officer.

Electorate officer to Senator RM Siewert.