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PAYNE, the Hon. Marise AnnBiography for PAYNE, the Hon. Marise Ann

Senator for New South Wales

Liberal Party of Australia



Parliamentary Service

Chosen by the Parliament of New South Wales on 9.4.1997 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice Hon. R Woods (resigned). Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2001. Re-elected 2007 and 2013 and 2016.


Acting Ministries

Acting Minister for Defence Materiel and Science from 29.12.2015 to 18.2.2016.


Ministerial Appointments

Minister for Human Services from 18.9.2013 to 21.9.2015.

Minister for Defence from 21.9.2015 to 28.8.2018.

Cabinet Minister from 21.9.2015.

Minister for Foreign Affairs from 28.8.2018.

Minister for Women from 29.5.2019.


Committee Service

Senate Standing: Regulations and Ordinances from 7.5.1997 to 8.6.2000; Privileges from 30.9.1997 to 11.11.2013.

Senate Select: Housing Affordability in Australia from 14.2.2008 to 16.6.2008.

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics: References from 7.5.1997 to 4.9.1997; Environment, Recreation, Communications and the Arts: References from 1.9.1997 to 9.11.1998; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade: Legislation from 3.9.1997 to 11.9.2006; Community Affairs: References from 4.9.1997 to 3.12.1998; Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts: Legislation from 24.11.1998 to 5.4.2000; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation from 24.11.1998 to 11.9.2006 (Chair from 25.11.1998 to 11.9.2006); Legal and Constitutional Affairs: References from 24.11.1998 to 6.9.2005 (Deputy Chair from 25.11.1998 to 6.9.2005); Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts: References from 26.11.1998 to 30.6.1999; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 11.9.2006 to 11.2.2008; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 11.9.2006 to 11.2.2008.

Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 30.6.1999 to 17.10.2007; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 19.3.2008 to 5.8.2013.

Joint Select: Republic Referendum from 21.6.1999 to 9.8.1999.


Parliamentary Party Positions

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs from 6.12.2007 to 22.9.2008.

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for International Development Assistance from 22.9.2008 to 8.12.2009.

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Indigenous Affairs from 22.9.2008 to 8.12.2009.

Member of the Opposition Shadow Ministry from 8.12.2009 to 18.9.2013.

Shadow Minister for COAG from 8.12.2009 to 18.9.2013.

Shadow Minister for Modernising the Federation from 8.12.2009 to 14.9.2010.

Shadow Minister for Indigenous Development and Employment from 14.9.2010 to 18.9.2013.

Shadow Minister for Housing from 14.9.2010 to 18.9.2013.

Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate from 23.8.2018 to 28.8.2018.


Party Positions

President of the Young Liberal Movement (NSW) from 1987 to 1988.

President of the National Young Liberal Movement from 1989 to 1991.

Member of the Liberal Party Constitution Standing Committee (NSW) from 1989 to 1996.

Chair of the Liberal Party Constitution Standing Committee (NSW), 1990.

Member of the Liberal Party State Executive (NSW) from 1991 to 1997.

Chair of the Liberal Party Convention Committee (NSW), 1995.


Personal

Born 29.7.1964, Sydney, Australia

Single


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

BA (University of New South Wales)

LLB (University of New South Wales)

Political adviser 1987-95

Public affairs adviser 1995-97