|Current Position (s)||Senator|
|Previous Position||Elected to the Senate for Tasmania 2016.|
|Birthdate||11 juin 1965|
|Location||149B Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000|
- State: Elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly for Franklin, 2002. Resigned 2.8.2015 to become Senator for Tasmania.
- Federal: Chosen by the Parliament of Tasmania on 19.8.2015 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that State in the Senate, vice C Milne (resigned). Elected to the Senate for Tasmania 2016. Re-elected 2019.
- Senate Standing: Privileges from 9.8.2017.
- Senate Select: School Funding Investment from 4.2.2016 to 9.5.2016.
- Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation from 10.9.2015 to 9.5.2016; Environment and Communications: References from 3.3.2016 to 8.12.2016 (Substitute member from 3.3.2016 to 8.12.2016); Legal and Constitutional Affairs: Legislation from 1.9.2016; Legal and Constitutional Affairs: References from 1.9.2016.
- Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 10.9.2015 to 9.5.2016; Human Rights from 12.9.2016; Human Rights from 12.12.2016 to 13.12.2016; Human Rights from 2.2.2017 to 4.2.2017.
- Joint Standing: Migration from 12.9.2016; National Broadband Network from 22.7.2019.
Parliamentary party positions
- Australian Greens Spokesperson on Attorney-General; Schools; Innovation, Competition Policy and Small Business from 15.9.2015 to 25.8.2016.
- Australian Greens Spokesperson on Attorney General; Immigration and Citizenship; Small Business from 25.8.2016 to 5.7.2019.
- Australian Greens Spokesperson for Justice, Immigration and Citizenship and Digital Rights and Information Technology from 5.7.2019.
- Co-Deputy Leader of the Federal Parliamentary Australian Greens from 4.2.2020.
- Born 11.6.1965, England
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
- Organic market gardener, shepherd, remote area mineral exploration, fruit picker to 1999.
- Wilderness Guide 1995-99.
- Advertising and Public Administrations 1999-2002.
Local government service
- Elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly for Franklin, 2002. Resigned 2.8.2015 to become Senator for Tasmania.
- Leader, Tasmanian Greens from 7.7.2008 to 2014.
- Minister for Human Services from 21.4.2010 to 6.12.2010.
- Minister for Community Development from 21.4.2010 to 6.12.2010.
- Minister for Sustainable Transport and Alternative Energy from 21.4.2010 to 13.5.2011.
- Minister for Climate Change from 21.4.2010 to 13.5.2011.
- Minister for Corrections and Consumer Protection from 21.4.2010 to 17.1.2014.
- Minister for Aboriginal Affairs from 6.12.2010 to 13.5.2011.
- Minister for Education and Skills from May 2011 to 17.1.2014.
- Minister for Sustainable Transport from May 2011 to 17.1.2014.