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photo Senator Patricia Margaret CROSSIN
Member for Northern Territory
Federal Senate
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at December 2004
Party   Australian Labor Party
State   NT
Parliamentary Service   Chosen by the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly on 16.6.98 under section 15 of the Constitution to represent that Territory in the Senate, vice the Hon. R.L. Collins (resigned). Elected 1998, 2001 and 2004. (Territory Senators serve for the same term as the House of Representatives)
Parliamentary Party Positions   Chair, ALP Caucus Committee on Status of Women form 1998; Deputy Opposition Whip in the Senate from 22.11.01.
Committee Service   Senate Standing: Publications from 23.6.98 to 9.8.99; Regulations and Ordinances from 23.6.98 to 9.11.98; Scrutiny of Bills from 24.11.98; Selection of Bills from 13.2.02. Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Participating member, Employment, Education and Training: References Committee from 23.6.98 to 9.11.98 and References Committee from 15.2.99 to 11.2.02; Participating member, Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: References Committee from 23.6.98 to 9.11.98 and from 9.12.99 and Legislation Committee from 9.12.99 to 11.2.02; Participating member, Community Affairs: Legislation and References Committees 13.3.02; Participating member, Finance and Public Administration: References Committee from 13.3.02; Participating member, Legal and Constitutional: References Committee from 13.3.02; Participating member, Employment Workplace Relations and Education: Legislation Committee from 13.3.02; Full member, Employment, Workplace Relations, Small Business and Education: References Committees from 24.11.98 - 11.2.02; Employment, Workplace Relations and Education: References Committee from 13.2.02. Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 23.6.98
Party Positions   Secretary, ALP Buffalo Creek Branch 1988-98; Member, ALP Administrative Committee (NT Branch) 1991-93; Vice-President, ALP (NT Branch) 1993-95; Delegate, ALP National Conference 1993, 1995, 1998
Former Occupations   Teacher 1978-89; Union Industrial Officer 1990-96; Branch Secretary, National Tertiary Education Union (NT Branch) 1996-98.
Qualifications   DipT (Mercy College), BEd (Deakin)
Electoral Address   PO Box 946
Palmerston NT 0831
Telephone   +61 (0) 8 8931 0830
Fax   +61 (0) 8 8931 0531
Other Addresses   Parliament House: Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600, FAX: +61 (0) 2 6277 3661, Phone: +61 (0) 26277 3777
Date of Birth   21/3/56
Place of Birth   Melbourne, Vic
Married/Children   Married

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