Where's Macca June 2018

Where's Macca - May 2018

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

June 1                          Townsville - Association of Independent Retirees Speech/ Tville Office          
June 2                          Brisbane – Constituent meetings; LNP 'Take the Lead Forum'
June 3                          Brisbane LNP ‘Take the Lead’ Forum and Constituent meetings –
                                       then to Canberra
June 4                          Canberra -  Future Work and Workers Committee Hearing – then to Brisbane
                                      Capalaba SEC AGM
June 5                          Brisbane  - Speech on Modern Slavery at Norton Rose Fullbright luncheon 
                                      Constituent meetings then Clayfield SEC meeting and Miller SEC
June 6                          Townsville - Official opening of St Benedict’s Catholic School
                                      Constituent  meetings
June 7                          Julia Creek – opening airstrip. Mt Isa, meeting with Mayor
June 8                          Brisbane - Constituent meetings
June 9                          Longman – Caboolture Show  - Brisbane Nick Greiner function
June 10                        Ingham - Hinchinbrook SEC AGM
June 11                        Ayr office
June 12                        Townsville office
June 13                        Longman campaign - Constituent meetings, Pumicestone SEC
June 14                        Sydney - Legal & Constitutional Affairs Committee  Hearing - Model Litigant   
June 15                        Sydney - JSC Treaties Public Hearing; Federal Liberal Party Council
June 16                        Toowoomba – LNP  ‘Meet the Senator’s’ function
June 17                        Metro South LNP; Metro North LNP
June 18-21                  Canberra - Parliament sittings        
June 22                        Brisbane - Constituents. YLNP meeting  
June 23                        Cairns - Constituent meetings, LNP function
June 24                        Townsville – Northern Regional LNP AGM; Herbert preselection
June 25-28                  Canberra - Parliament sittings          
June 29                        Coolangatta – Constituent meetings, LNP function
June 30                        Longman campaign / Hervey Bay LNP
July 1                           Hervey Bay – Constituent meetings & Wide Bay LNP
July 2                           Brisbane – Constituent meetings, Metro West LNP
July 3                           Townsville office
July 4                           Ayr office. Travel to Brisbane
July 5                           Brisbane – Business Observers - LNP Convention, Women’s Council
July 6-8                       LNP State Convention

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 Australia Whitepaper Implementation Oversight Committee 
  • Deputy Chair Committee of Privileges - Senate
  • Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia
  • Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters
  • 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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