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McALLISTER, Jennifer (Jenny) RyllBiography for McALLISTER, Jennifer (Jenny) Ryll

Senator for New South Wales

Australian Labor Party



Parliamentary Service

Chosen by the Parliament of New South Wales on 6.5.2015 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent the State in the Senate, vice Hon. J Faulkner (resigned). Re-elected 2016.


Committee Service

Senate Select: National Broadband Network from 13.5.2015 to 12.11.2015 (Chair from 13.5.2015 to 12.11.2015); Health from 14.5.2015 to 9.5.2016; Murray-Darling Basin Plan from 11.8.2015 to 9.5.2016; Resilience of Electricity Infrastructure in a Warming World from 10.11.2016 to 7.4.2017; Fair Dinkum Power from 5.12.2018 to 28.6.2019; Foreign Interference through Social Media from 5.12.2019 (Chair from 10.12.2019).

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics: References from 14.5.2015 to 9.5.2016; Finance and Public Administration: Legislation from 12.11.2015 to 9.5.2016; Finance and Public Administration: References from 12.11.2015 to 9.5.2016; Environment and Communications: Legislation from 16.3.2016 to 7.11.2016 (Substitute member from 16.3.2016 to 7.11.2016); Finance and Public Administration: References from 1.9.2016 to 12.9.2016 (Chair from 1.9.2016 to 12.9.2016); Finance and Public Administration: References from 1.9.2016 to 4.7.2019 (Deputy Chair from 12.9.2016 to 4.7.2019); Finance and Public Administration: Legislation from 1.9.2016 to 5.2.2020 (Deputy Chair from 4.7.2019); Economics: Legislation from 1.9.2016; Economics: References from 1.9.2016; Finance and Public Administration: References from 4.7.2019 to 6.2.2020 (Chair from 4.7.2019 to 6.2.2020).

Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 12.11.2015 to 9.5.2016; Public Accounts and Audit from 15.9.2016 to 1.7.2019; Intelligence and Security from 2.7.2019.

Joint Standing: Treaties from 15.9.2016 to 1.7.2019.


Parliamentary Party Positions

Opposition Deputy Whip in the Senate from 30.8.2016.

Shadow Assistant Minister for Families and Communities from 21.8.2018 to 2.6.2019.

Secretary to the Shadow Cabinet from 2.6.2019.

Shadow Assistant Minister to the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate from 2.6.2019.


Party Positions

President of the Federal Australian Labor Party from 2011 to 2015.


Personal

Born 4.7.1973, Murwillumbah, Australia

Married


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

BA(Hons) (University of Sydney).

Adviser to the Minister for Environment (NSW), 2002-06.

NSW Public Service, 2006-10.

Director, AECOM (various roles), 2010-15.