Biography

Having grown up in a farming family from the south-west of WA, Senator Brockman has a passion for policy issues concerning rural and regional Australia. His policy interests include agriculture, mining, trade, oil and gas, infrastructure and regional development.

He is currently Deputy Whip of the Senate, as well as Chair of the Economics Legislation Committee and Chair of the Select Committee on Multi-Jurisdictional Management and Execution of the Murray Darling Basin Plan. In addition Senator Brockman is Deputy Chair of the Economic References Committee as well as being an active member on other Senate Committees.

He has extensive experience in running the family farm, management roles in business and working for industry associations. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and a first-class Honours Degree in Political History.

Around 5 million Australians, including pensioners, will start receiving the second $750 support payment from today. Read more: https://lbr.al/u3dy

Jul 13

In a major boost for primary health care, the Australian Government is further strengthening telehealth arrangements, as recommended by the AMA and other medical experts.

Jul 13

“We can’t afford to be complacent. It’s important to maintain the discipline of social distancing behind closed doors, not just out in public." Scott Morrison.

Jul 13

Around 5 million Australians will start receiving our second $750 support payment from today, including pensioners. And millions of Australians are set to benefit again from the important tax cuts we legislated last year, getting up to $1,080 back in their tax returns. It’s all part of our record financial support to help get Australians through these difficult times. Over the weekend, I also agreed to providing more Australian Defence Force support to the Victorian Government to help deal with the COVID outbreak in Melbourne. We’ll continue to provide whatever support is needed to make sure we all get through this together. A wide ranging discussion with Ray Hadley this morning on 2GB - listen to the full interview at: http://aus.pm/syk4

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