Where's Macca - February 2018


A journal of the whereabouts of Senator Ian Macdonald in  February 2018

 January 25                   Ayr- Australia Day celebrations

January 26                   Townsville- Australia Day celebrations

January 27                   Canberra to Christmas Island

January 28-31               Cocos Island and Christmas Island- Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia

February 1                    Cocos Island to Broome and Darwin- Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia

February 2                    Darwin- Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Inquiry

February 3                    Darwin to Canberra

February 4                    Canberra- The Lodge- PM Welcome Back Barbeque

February 5-15               Canberra- Parliament Sitting

February 16                  Travel from Canberra to Townsville

February 17-18             Ayr

February 19                  Ayr Office

February 20                  Townsville- Future of Work and Workers Inquiry

February 21                  Melbourne- Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Hearing

February 22                  Sydney- Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Hearing

February 23                  Townsville- Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Hearing

February 25                  Townsville to Canberra

February 26-28             Canberra- Additional Estimates

 My responsibilities keep me fairly busy. These duties include:

 

  • Chairman of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Deputy Chair of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee
  • Chair - Northern Whitepaper Implementation Oversight Committee
  • Deputy Chair Committee of Privileges - Senate
  • Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia
  • Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
  • Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment 
  • A member of no less than 23 parliamentary Friendship Groups 
  • Co-Convener of the Friends of the Outback Highway
  • Patron Senator for the electorate of Kennedy and Herbert 
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