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LINDGREN, Joanna MariaBiography for LINDGREN, Joanna Maria

Senator for Queensland 2015-2016

Liberal Party of Australia



Parliamentary Service

Chosen by the Parliament of Queensland on 21.5.2015 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice Hon. B Mason (resigned) (term ended 9.5.2016). Defeated at general elections 2016.


Committee Service

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Community Affairs Legislation from 15.6.15 to 4.2.16 and from 23.2.15 to 9.5.16.and References Committees from 15.6.15 to 4.2.16; Education and Employment Legislation from 4.2.16 to 23.2.16; Finance and Public Administration Legislation and References Committees from 23.2.16 to 9.5.16.

Senate Standing: Publications from 15.6.15 to 9.5.16; Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation from 10.9.15 to 4.2.16; Library from 12.10.15 to 9.5.16.

Senate Select: Unconventional Gas Mining from 12.11.15 to 9.5.16; National Broadband Network from 4.2.16 to 9.5.16.

Joint Standing: National Disability Insurance Scheme from 15.6.15 to 9.5.16.

Joint Select: Northern Australia from 23.2.16 to 9.5.16.


Party Positions

Vice-Chair, LNP Jimboomba/ Woodhill; Vice-Chair, LNP Logan SEC; Secretary and Treasurer, LNP Logan SEC, 2009-12.


Personal

Born 5.11.1969, Brisbane, Queensland.

Married.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA, (Griffith), Grad. Dip. Ed. (Sec.) (Griffith).

Secondary School Teacher, 1991-2013.

Principal Project Officer, 2013-15.


Honours

Service Award - Australian Defence Medal


Military Service

Australian Army Reserve, 1987-91.