BURSTON, BrianBiography for BURSTON, Brian

Senator for New South Wales

Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2016 (term deemed to have begun 1.7.2016)

(Pauline Hanson's One Nation from 1.7.2016 to 18.6.18, Independent from 18.6.18 to 19.6.18, United Australia Party from 19.6.18).

Committee Service

Senate Select: Red Tape Committee from 9.11.16; Funding for Research into Cancers with Low Survival Rates from 1.12.16; Charity Fundraising in the 21st Century from 27.6.18.

Parliamentary Party Positions

Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party Whip from 1.9.16.

Party Positions

PHON National Director, 2001-03.


Born 25.2.1948, Cessnock, NSW.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

Dip. T. (Sydney Teachers College).

Assoc. Dip. Structural Engineering (Sydney TAFE).

Apprentice Boilermaker, 1963-68.

Boilermaker, 1968-70.

Draftsman (trainee), 1971-73.

Design Draftsman, 1973-78.

Teacher of Engineering Drawing, 1978-82.

Lecturer, Teacher Education, 1982-87.

Architectural building design consultant, 1987-2016.

Local Government Service

Councillor, Cessnock City Council, 1987-99.

Deputy Mayor, Cessnock City Council, 1997.

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