Where's Macca September 2018

Where's Macca - September 2018

(As then Labor Senator Sue Mackay, who shadowed me as Minister for Regional Services Territories and Local Government, once famously asked back in 2000*)

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


September 1                 Ayr - Burdekin Branch AGM and General Meeting
September 2                 Townsville/Melbourne
September 3                 Melbourne – Legal and Constitutional Affairs Public Hearing - Migration
                                       (Validation of Port Appointment) Bill 2018
September 4                 Townsville – Prime Minister’s visit – Port of Townsville and Lavarack
                                       Barracks visit
September 5                 Townsville Office – Constituent meetings
September 6                 Townsville Office/Mission Beach
September 7                 South Johnstone – Opening St Rita's School
September 8                 Ayr Office
September 9                 Travel to Canberra
September 10 - 13        Parliament
September 14               Canberra – JSCFADT PFAS Sub-Committee Public Hearing
September 17 - 20        Parliament
September 21               Melbourne – Legal and Constitutional Affairs Public Hearing - Dowry Abuse
September 24               Ayr Office/Mundingburra Branch AGM
September 25 - 27        Townsville Office – Constituent meetings
September 28               Canberra – JSCFADT Foreign Affairs and Aid Sub-Committee Public
                                       Hearing - Inquiry into aid programme

My responsibilities keep me fairly busy. These duties include:

  • Chairman of Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
  • 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 Treaties
  • A member of no less than 23 parliamentary Friendship Groups 
  • Co-Convener of the Friends of the Outback Highway
  • Patron Senator for the electorates of Kennedy and Herbert

If I can help at any time please contact Marie in my office on 4771 3066 (Local call 1300 301 949)

All the best,

Ian Mac.

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