Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
BURSTON, BrianBiography for BURSTON, Brian

Senator for New South Wales

United Australia Party [Palmer]

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2016. Defeated at general elections 2019.

Committee Service

Senate Select: Red Tape served from 9.11.2016 to 12.9.2018; Funding for Research into Cancers with Low Survival Rates served from 1.12.2016 to 28.11.2017; Charity Fundraising in the 21st Century served from 27.6.2018 to 14.2.2019

Parliamentary Party Positions

Pauline Hanson's One Nation Whip in the Senate from 1.9.2016 to 18.6.2018.

Party Positions

Director of Pauline Hanson's One Nation from 2001 to 2003.


Born 25.2.1948, Cessnock, Australia


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

DipT (Sydney Teachers' College).

AssocDipStrucEng (Sydney TAFE).

Apprentice Boilermaker from 1963 to 1968.

Boilermaker from 1968 to 1970.

Trainee Draftsman from 1971 to 1973.

Design Draftsman from 1973 to 1978.

Teacher of Engineering Drawing from 1978 to 1982.

Lecturer in Teacher Education from 1982 to 1987.

Architectural building design consultant from 1987 to 2016.

Local Government Service

Councillor, Cessnock City Council from 1987 to 1999.

Deputy Mayor, Cessnock City Council, 1997.