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McALLISTER, Jennifer (Jenny) RyllBiography for McALLISTER, Jennifer (Jenny) Ryll

Senator for New South Wales

Australian Labor Party

Parliamentary Service

Chosen by the Parliament of New South Wales on 6.5.2015 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent the State in the Senate, vice the Hon. JP Faulkner (resigned) (term ended 9.5.2016). Elected 2016.

Committee Service

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Economics References Committee from 14.5.15 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16; Finance and Public Administration: Legislation and Reference Committees from 12.11.15 to 9.5.16 and from 1.9.16 (Chair of References from 1.9.16) (Deputy Chair of Reference from 12.9.16); Economics Legislation from 1.9.16.

Senate Select: National Broadband Network from 13.5.5 to 12.11.15 (Chair from 13.5.15 to 12.11.15); Health from 14.5.15 to 9.5.16; Murray-Darling Basin Plan from 11.8.15 to 9.5.16; Resilience of Electricity Infrastructure in a Warming World from 10.11.16.

Joint Standing: Treaties from 15.9.16.

Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 12.11.15 to 9.5.16 and from 15.9.16.

Parliamentary Party Positions

Deputy Opposition Whip from 30.8.16.

Party Positions

National President, Australian Labor Party, 2011-15.


Born 4.7.1973, Murwillumbah, NSW.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA (Hons I) (Syd).

Adviser to the Minister for Environment (NSW), 2002-06.

NSW Public Service, 2006-10.

Director, AECOM (various roles), 2010-15.