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HANSON, Pauline LeeBiography for HANSON, Pauline Lee

Senator for Queensland

Pauline Hanson's One Nation

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Oxley, Queensland, 1996. Defeated at general elections 1998. Elected to the Senate for Queensland 2016. Re-elected 2022.

Committee Service

Joint Select: Australia's Family Law System served from 19.9.2019 to 23.10.2019; Australia's Family Law System served as Deputy Chair from 24.10.2019 to 22.11.2021

Joint Standing: National Broadband Network served from 11.10.2016 to 18.6.2018

Senate Select: Lending to Primary Production Customers served as Chair from 13.11.2017 to 6.12.2017

Parliamentary Party Positions

Leader of the Federal Parliamentary Pauline Hanson's One Nation from 2.7.2016.

Pauline Hanson's One Nation Whip in the Senate from 2.7.2019.


Born 27.5.1954, Brisbane, Australia


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

Mother of four.

Small business owner from 1978 to 1997.

Local Government Service

Councillor, Ipswich City Council from 1994 to 1995.


Untamed & Unashamed: Time to Explain, JoJo Publishing, 2007.


Name: Oxley

Location: The Division of Oxley consists of: part of the Brisbane City Council, part of the Ipswich City Council, and part of the Logan City Council.

Area: 159 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 104,214 (at 10.6.2019)

Industries: Railway workshops, industrial, light industrial and commercial activities.