Sue Lines

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Senator
Sue Lines
Senator for Western Australia
Incumbent
Assumed office
15 May 2013
Preceded by Chris Evans
Personal details
Born (1953-12-15) 15 December 1953 (age 60)
Perth, Western Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Alma mater Murdoch University
Occupation Trade union official

Susan "Sue" Lines (born 15 December 1953) is an Australian trade union official and Labor Party member of the Australian Senate for Western Australia.

Lines was born in Perth, Western Australia, and educated at Armadale Senior High School and Murdoch University. She has been a member of the United Voice trade union since 1987, and was the Sydney-based assistant national secretary of the union at the time of her nomination for appointment to the Senate.[1]

On 15 May 2013, a joint sitting of the Parliament of Western Australia appointed Lines to fill the casual vacancy in the Senate caused by the resignation of Senator Chris Evans.[2]

She is a member of the Australian Labor Party National Executive.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor, Paige (12 March 2013). "Post-mortem intensifies reform demands". The Australian. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  2. ^ @AuSenate: The WA Parliament have chosen Sue Lines to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Senator Chris Evans on 12 April 2013, Twitter.com, 15 May 2013.

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