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SCULLION, the Hon. Nigel GregoryBiography for SCULLION, the Hon. Nigel Gregory

Senator for (NT)

Country Liberal Party (Northern Territory)



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the Senate for the Northern Territory 2001. (term ended 2004-10-09). Re-elected 2004 (term began 2004-10-09). 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.


Ministerial Appointments

Minister for Community Services from 30.1.07 to 3.12.07

Minister for Indigenous Affairs from 18.9.13

Cabinet Minister from 18.9.2013


Committee Service

Senate Standing: Library from 14.02.2002 to 16.08.2005; Publications from 28.08.2002 to 16.08.2005.

Senate Select: Library from 14.02.2002 to 16.08.2005; Publications from 28.08.2002 to 16.08.2005.

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Library from 14.02.2002 to 16.08.2005; Publications from 28.08.2002 to 16.08.2005.

Joint Statutory: Library from 14.02.2002 to 16.08.2005; Publications from 28.08.2002 to 16.08.2005.

Joint Standing: Library from 14.02.2002 to 16.08.2005; Publications from 28.08.2002 to 16.08.2005.

Joint Select: Library from 14.02.2002 to 16.08.2005; Publications from 28.08.2002 to 16.08.2005.


Parliamentary Party Positions

The Nationals Party Whip in the Senate from 7.2.06 to 6.2.07

Deputy Leader of The Nationals in the Senate from 7.2.07 to 3.12.07

Leader of The Nationals in the Senate from 3.12.07 to 17.9.08

Federal Parliamentary Deputy Leader, The Nationals from 3.12.07 to 13.9.13

Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 6.12.07 to 18.9.13

Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry from 6.12.07 to 22.9.08

Shadow Minister for Human Services from 22.9.08 to 8.12.09

Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs from 8.12.09 to 18.9.13


Party Positions

Member, Country Liberal Party Management Committee


Personal

Born 04.05.1956, London, England.


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

Graduate, Australian Rural Leadership Program

Master Class 5 (Trading and Fishing)

Professional fisherman and owner/operator of various marine service industries

Field assistant, geophysical observer and managerial positions in the mining industry

Company director

Chair, Northern Territory Seafood Council 1994-2001

Chair, Northern Territory Seafood and Maritime Training Advisory Board 1994-98

Chair, Australian Seafood Industry Council 1996-2001

Deputy Chair, International Coalition of Fisheries Association 1998

Chair, International Coalition of Fisheries Association 1999