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BURSTON, BrianBiography for BURSTON, Brian

Senator for New South Wales

United Australia Party



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 2016. Defeated at general elections 2019.


Committee Service

Senate Select: Red Tape from 9.11.2016 to 12.9.2018; Funding for Research into Cancers with Low Survival Rates from 1.12.2016; Charity Fundraising in the 21st Century from 27.6.2018.


Parliamentary Party Positions

Pauline Hanson's One Nation Whip in the Senate from 1.9.2016 to 18.6.2018.


Party Positions

Director of Pauline Hanson's One Nation from 2001 to 2003.


Personal

Born 25.2.1948, Cessnock, Australia

Married


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

AssocDipStrucEng (Sydney TAFE)

DipT (Sydney Teachers' College)

Apprentice Boilermaker, 1963-68

Boilermaker, 1968-70

Draftsman (trainee), 1971-73

Design Draftsman, 1973-78

Teacher of Engineering Drawing, 1978-82

Lecturer, Teacher Education, 1982-87

Architectural building design consultant, 1987-2016


Local Government Service

Councillor, Cessnock City Council from 1987 to 1999.

Deputy Mayor, Cessnock City Council, 1997.