Find your Member in the Lower House
Letter regarding Adani coal mine approvals, xx date
Find your Member in the Upper House
In our Senate, we have a number of Senators from the two big parties, but we also have some Senators from smaller parties, who are "unaligned" with those bigger parties. These Senators are often called the "cross-bench", because they sit in the middle of the two main parties. Because neither of the big parties have a majority in the Senate, it is crucially important that they are able to attract votes from the cross-bench in favour of their proposed laws.
The details of the small cross-bench are listed below because this small group has a huge amount of power to work together to block or encourage proposed legislation, proposed rules and parliamentary committee inquiries. If you write to no-one else, i strongly encourage you to write to the cross-bench because influencing their views could have an enormous effect on what our Parliament agrees to - or does not.
149B Macquarie Street Hobart, TAS, 7000
Shop 2-3 26 Lygon Street Brunswick East VIC 3057
Unit 11, Level 2, 440 William Street, Perth WA 6000
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Level 2, 251 Given Terrace Paddington QLD 4064
Units 4 & 5, 162 Colin Street, West Perth WA 6005
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72 Campbell Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010
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Richard Di Natale
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PO Box 2192, Kent Town, SA, 5071
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