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Richard Colbeck

Senator Richard Colbeck is an Australian politician and a Senator of Tasmania, representing the Liberal Party of Australia from 2002 to 2016, having been first elected at the 2001 federal election. From September 2015 to July 2016, Senator Colbeck served as the Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade and Investment and the Minister for Tourism and International Education in the First Turnbull Ministry. He was defeated at the 2016 federal election but replaced Stephen Parry in the Senate after a recount of the Senate ballots in Tasmania following Parry's disqualification on account of his dual citizenship. In August 2018, Senator Colbeck became the Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources under the Morrison government.
Bio last updated 27 Aug 2018

Positions - Current

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Senator for Tasmania
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2018
Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries & Water Resources
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2018
Member
Liberal Party of Australia
Liberal Party of Australia

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Senator for Tasmania
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2002 - 2016
Minister for Tourism & International Education
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2015 - 2016
Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade & Investment
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2015 - 2016
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance & Administration
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2006 - 2007
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2004 - 2006

Roles

2018
Senator for Tasmania
2018
Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries & Water Resources
Year started and most recent title

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