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LUDLAM, ScottBiography for LUDLAM, Scott

Senator for (WA)

The Greens (WA) Inc



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the Senate for Western Australia 2007. Re-elected 2014 and 2016. Resigned 14.7.2017. (election ruled void 27.10.2017 under section 44 of the Constitution; ruled ineligible from 2.7.2016).


Parliamentary Positions

Temporary Chair of Committees from 13.5.10 to 7.7.14


Committee Service

Senate Standing: Privileges from 13.10.2011 to 9.5.2016; Procedure from 19.6.2012 to 14.8.2012; Privileges from 1.9.2016 to 14.7.2017.

Senate Select: National Broadband Network from 10.2.2009 to 17.6.2010; Reform of the Australian Federation from 21.6.2010 to 30.6.2011; National Broadband Network from 14.11.2013 to 9.5.2016; Abbott Government's Budget Cuts from 3.12.2014 to 11.8.2015; Scrutiny of Government Budget Measures from 11.8.2015 to 9.5.2016.

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Environment, Communications and the Arts from 1.7.2008 to 14.5.2009; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 4.9.2008 to 14.5.2009; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: Legislation from 14.5.2009 to 11.11.2013; Environment, Communications and the Arts: Legislation from 14.5.2009 to 27.9.2010; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation from 14.5.2009 to 5.7.2011; Environment, Communications and the Arts: References from 14.5.2009 to 27.9.2010; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References from 14.5.2009 to 11.11.2013; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: References from 14.5.2009 to 5.7.2011; Environment and Communications: References from 30.9.2010 to 5.7.2011; Environment and Communications: Legislation from 30.9.2010 to 5.7.2011; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: Legislation from 7.7.2014 to 9.5.2016; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References from 7.7.2014 to 9.5.2016; Environment and Communications: Legislation from 3.12.2015 to 7.11.2016 (Substitute member from 3.12.2015 to 7.11.2016); Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: References from 1.9.2016 to 24.7.2017; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: Legislation from 1.9.2016 to 14.7.2017; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: References from 16.2.2017 to 20.3.2017 (Substitute member from 16.2.2017 to 20.3.2017).

Joint Standing: Treaties from 4.9.2008 to 7.7.2014; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 26.11.2008 to 5.8.2013; National Broadband Network from 21.3.2011 to 5.8.2013; Treaties from 14.6.2016 to 14.7.2017; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 12.9.2016 to 14.7.2017; National Broadband Network from 15.9.2016 to 14.7.2017.

Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 17.3.2010 to 24.6.2013; Broadcasting Legislation from 14.3.2013 to 24.6.2013.


Parliamentary Party Positions

Australian Greens Spokesperson on Broadband, Communications and Digital Economy; Housing; Nuclear; Mining (Western Australia); Transport; Infrastructure; Waste and Sustainable Cities; Burma; Assisting on Defence from 1.7.2011 to 1.7.2012.

Australian Greens Spokesperson on Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy; Burma; Heritage; Housing, Infrastructure; Mining (WA); Nuclear; Sustainable Cities; Assisting on Defence; Assisting on National Security from 1.7.2012 to 11.11.2013.

Australian Greens Spokesperson on Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy; Housing; Nuclear; Infrastructure; Heritage and Sustainable Cities; Assisting Defence Materiel; Assisting on Resources and Energy from 11.11.2013 to 1.7.2014.

Australian Greens Spokesperson on Broadband; Communications and the Digital Economy; Defence; Housing and Sustainable Cities; Nuclear from 1.7.2014 to 25.5.2015.

Co-Deputy Leader of the Federal Parliamentary Australian Greens from 6.5.2015 to 14.7.2017.

Australian Greens Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs; Broadband; Communications and Digital Economy; Housing and Sustainable Cities; Nuclear from 25.5.2015 to 15.9.2015.

Australian Greens Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs; Broadband and Communications; Housing and Sustainable Cities; Nuclear from 15.9.2015 to 25.8.2016.

Australian Greens Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs; Defence and Veterans' Affairs; International Aid and Development; Communications; Sustainable Cities; and Nuclear from 25.8.2016 to 14.7.2017.


Personal

Born 10.1.1970, Palmerston North, New Zealand


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

B.A Design (Curtin University)

GradDip Policy Studies (Murdoch)

Graphic designer

Research officer

Electorate officer, Senator RM Siewert