Anthony Chisholm (politician)
|Senator for Queensland|
|Assumed office |
2 July 2016
|Secretary of the Australian Labor Party|
9 October 2008 – 12 November 2014
|Preceded by||Milton Dick|
|Succeeded by||Evan Moorhead|
|Born||24 February 1978|
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Alma mater||Griffith University|
Background and career
Chisholm joined Labor in 1995 and served as the Queensland State Secretary between 2008 and 2014, when he was appointed as the Campaign Director for the Queensland branch of Australian Labor Party. Following announcement of the retirement of Senator Joe Ludwig, in 2015 Chisholm was endorsed as a Labor Senate candidate for Queensland at the 2016 federal election, and was subsequently elected.
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