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DAY, Robert (Bob) John, AOBiography for DAY, Robert (Bob) John, AO

Senator for South Australia

Family First

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the Senate for South Australia 2013. Re-elected 2016. Resigned 1.11.2016. (disqualified 5.4.2017 under section 44 (v) of the Constitution; ruled ineligible from 26.2.2016).

Committee Service

Senate Select: Wind Turbines served from 27.11.2014 to 3.8.2015; Murray-Darling Basin Plan served from 10.8.2015 to 17.3.2016

Party Positions

Chairman of the Federal Family First Party from 2008.


Born: 5.7.1952, Manchester, England

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Married

Qualifications and Occupations

Certificate in Science Technician.

Science technician from 1969 to 1975.

Plumber from 1975 to 1980.

Builder from 1980 to 2014.


Awarded a Centenary Medal, 01.01.2001.

Appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia, 26.01.2003.


Nationbuild: the quest for self-reliance, Connor Court Publishing, Ballan, Vic., 2007.