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KITCHING, Kimberley Jane ElizabethBiography for KITCHING, Kimberley Jane Elizabeth

Senator for (Vic)

Australian Labor Party



Parliamentary Service

Chosen by the Parliament of Victoria 25.10.2016 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice Hon. S Conroy (resigned).


Committee Service

Senate Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References from 08.11.2016; Finance and Public Administration: Legislation from 08.11.2016; Finance and Public Administration: References from 08.11.2016; Publications from 22.11.2016; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: References from 22.06.2017; Privileges from 29.11.2017 to 15.10.2018; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: Legislation from 15.12.2017 to 15.12.2017 (Substitute member from 15.12.2017 to 15.12.2017).

Senate Select: Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill from 01.12.2016; Strengthening Multiculturalism from 23.03.2017; Obesity Epidemic in Australia from 10.05.2018.

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Education and Employment: Legislation from 08.11.2016 to 22.11.2016; Education and Employment: References from 08.11.2016 to 22.11.2016.

Joint Standing: Treaties from 10.11.2016; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 15.02.2018.

Joint Select: Government Procurement from 01.12.2016.


Party Positions

Member, Australian Labor Party from 1993

Delegate, ALP Melbourne Ports FEA, 1999

Member, ALP Legal Affairs Policy Committee, 2000

Treasurer, ALP Caulfield Branch, 2001

President, ALP Carlton Branch, 2004

Delegate, ALP State Conference Melbourne FEA, 2008

Member, ALP Administrative Committee, 2008

Assistant Secretary, ALP Wills FEA, 2014

Delegate, ALP National Conference 2015

Member, ALP State Municipal Coordination Committee, 2015


Personal

Born 16.02.1970, Brisbane, Australia.

Married


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

B.A (UQ)

LL.B (UQ)

Manager, private Information Technology and Human Resources companies

Senior Advisor, Treasurer of Victoria and Minister for Industry, Trade, Major Projects and Information Technology (Vic)

General Manager, Health Workers Union

Special Counsel, Cornwall Stodart