Senator Scott Ryan

Senator Scott Ryan

Senator Scott Ryan

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Scott Ryan was born in Brisbane in 1973 and raised in Essendon. He was elected to the Senate at the 2007 federal election and took office on 1 July 2008. He is the youngest Liberal senator ever elected from Victoria. Immediately before entering the Senate in 2008, Scott worked as a consultant in the health and insurance sectors as well as serving as a research fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs in Melbourne. Scott was appointed to the position of Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business and Fair Competition following the 2010 election. Scott serves as chair of the Senate Standing References Committee on Finance & Public Administration. He currently serves on the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters, the Senate Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances, the Presiding Officers’ Information Technology Advisory Group and the Senate Select Committee on Reform of the Australian Federation. He is a member of the Essendon FC, the Institute of Public Affairs, the Centre for Independent Studies and the Samuel Griffith Society and co-convenor of the Parliamentary Brain Tumour Awareness Group.

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Labor’s Small Business tokenism: opinion

Senator Scott Ryan, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business & Fair Competition says Senate Estimates hearings are a chance to directly question the officials who run government, as opposed to the theatre of parliamentary question time.

Small business must have say in Federal Budget

These days it’s not uncommon to see headlines about the rising cost of living blazoned across our nation’s newspapers.

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