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SHELDON, Anthony (Tony) VincentBiography for SHELDON, Anthony (Tony) Vincent

Senator for New South Wales

Australian Labor Party



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2019.


Parliamentary Positions

Temporary Chair of Committees to 1.9.2020.


Committee Service

Senate Select: Tobacco Harm Reduction from 8.10.2020; Job Security from 10.12.2020.

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References from 2.7.2019; Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: References from 11.2.2020 to 17.6.2020; Economics: Legislation from 27.2.2020 (Substitute member from 27.2.2020); Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation from 9.12.2020 (Substitute member from 9.12.2020).

Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 22.7.2019; National Broadband Network from 22.7.2019.


Party Positions

Member of the Australian Labor Party Administrative Committee (NSW).

Member of the Australian Labor Party from 1988 to current.

Senior Vice-President of the Australian Labor Party State Branch (NSW) from 2011 to 2015.


Personal

Born 26.8.1961, Caringbah, Australia


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

Vice-President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions.

Secretary of the Transport Workers' Union of Australia (NSW) from 1999 to 2008.

National Secretary of the Transport Workers' Union of Australia from 2006 to 2019.

Chair of the Road Transport Section of the International Transport Workers' Federation from 2014 to 2019.