Brett Mason

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Senator The Honourable
Doctor Brett Mason
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Senator for Queensland, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
1 July 1999
Personal details
Born (1962-03-15) 15 March 1962 (age 52)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Alma mater Australian National University, University of Cambridge, Griffith University

Dr Brett John Mason (born 5 March 1962) is an Australian politician and has been a Liberal member of the Australian Senate since 1 July 1999,[1] representing the state of Queensland.


Mason completed BA and LLB(Hons) degrees at the Australian National University, an MPhil in International Relations at Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, and a PhD at Griffith University. [2]

Parliamentary career[edit]

Following Mason's entry into the Senate in 1999, he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing in the Howard Government from 21 March 2007 to 3 December 2007, and appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs in the Abbott Government from 18 September 2013 [3] to 23 December 2014.


Humanitarian Overseas Service Medal, 2003.[4]


Privacy without principle: the use and abuse of privacy in Australian law and public policy, Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2006.[5] Future proofing Australia: the right answers for our future (ed. with D Wood), Melbourne University Press, 2013. [6]


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