David Feeney, The Honourable

Australia Labor Party
Shadow Minister for Justice
PO Box 6100, Senate, Parliament House
Canberra, ACT 2600
159 High st
Preston, Victoria 3072
(03) 9416 8690
(03) 9410 7810
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Senator David Feeney is Parliamentary Secretary for Defence.

Senator for Victoria, David Feeney is married to Liberty Sanger. Born in 1970 in Adelaide he has a Masters Degree in Public Policy. From 1994 to 1998 he was Federal Industrial Officer for the Transport Workers' Union and ALP State Secretary and Campaign Director (Vic) from 1999-2002. He went on to work as Director of Strategy, Office of the Premier of Victoria, Steve Bracks and Campaign Director in South Australia between 2005-2006. From 2005-2008 David Feeney was Assistant National Secretary for the ALP.

In 2007 David Feeney was elected to the Senate for Victoria with his term starting in July 2008. In September 2010 David Feeney was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Defence.

News From David Feeney

  • “Feeney4Batman: 'Mideast complexities confound US coalition building' http://t.co/G6pQ7ejph4 #Iraq #ISIS @BlogsofWar @ASPI_org #Syria http://t.co/VEEQanRVoa”

  • “Feeney4Batman: 'Soryu sub deal: Japanese insiders warn subs will cost more, hurt Australian jobs' http://t.co/plJ0q7zsTg http://t.co/VivR6Bj2TT”

  • “Feeney4Batman: The rebel groups in #Syria at a glance http://t.co/X9XJj6rh6a @TheStudyofWar @FreeSyrianArmy #YPG @BlogsofWar http://t.co/0hRCIIdAaR”

  • “Feeney4Batman: RT @ABCthedrum: Is this Joe Hockey's Wayne Swan moment? "Revenue projections ... are disappearing into a deep and very dark hole." http://t…”

  • “Feeney4Batman: @KurdistanRegion welcomes Australian support for the #Peshmerga fighting #ISIS http://t.co/APnnHMFqNn @smh #Iraq http://t.co/CSYATuce7p”

  • “Feeney4Batman: Updated #Iraq SITREP from @TheStudyofWar: #ISIS targeting opposition from the Sunni Tribes @BlogsofWar @ASPI_org http://t.co/mSQvZrIWhq”

  • “Feeney4Batman: Wonderful morning at the national conference of the Extremely Disabled War Veterans Association in Hervey Bay, QLD http://t.co/OkYPUQ5WGx”

  • “Feeney4Batman: Foreign fighters in #Iraq and #Syria - estimate is 250 from Australia #auspol http://t.co/4JUWiihiJ9”

  • “Feeney4Batman: @DanielAndrewsMP announces @VictorianLabor to build West Gate Distributor #springst #auspol http://t.co/V9heXGdJXY”

  • “Feeney4Batman: A shrinking US submarine fleet means greater US focus on submarine fleets of allies http://t.co/XkwUnedz6e @ASPI_org http://t.co/pFG1ua81Rx”

  • “Feeney4Batman: RT @buildourships: Governor-General of Australia, former ADF Chief General Peter Cosgrove offers three good reasons to build subs in SA htt…”

  • “Feeney4Batman: RT @VCDF_Australia: CDRE Peter Scott & PO Ollie Kaese inducted into the Tolai tribe near Rabaul, part of AE1 centenary commemorations http:…”

  • “Feeney4Batman: In just 1 year Abbott has hurt us in 282 ways, from @sallymcmanus http://t.co/rHPqUuMGDk #auspol @AustralianLabor http://t.co/bw741tfNHj”

  • “Feeney4Batman: RT @ShrineMelbourne: #OnThisDay in 1914 HMA Submarine AE1 lost off P.N.G. It vanished during operations for seizure of German New Guinea. h…”

  • “Feeney4Batman: RT @AdamCarr2013: 100th anniversary of the loss of the sub AE1, with 35 crew. Australia's first major loss of WW1. Lest we forget. http://t…”

  • “Feeney4Batman: Represent @billshortenmp & @AustralianLabor to honour 1st RAN submarine AE1, lost with all hands 1914 @SeaPowerCentre http://t.co/XXmQbcDu5U”

  • “Feeney4Batman: #Syria SITREP from @TheStudyofWar: #ISIS assassination of Hassan Aboud of #IslamicFront disrupts rebels @BlogsofWar http://t.co/gs4P7cdiPn”

  • “Feeney4Batman: RT @Australian_Navy: Navy given a traditional welcome in Rabaul http://t.co/DjrYYFJfN4 #NavyDaily #workingnavy http://t.co/8PAHupDy2j”

  • “Feeney4Batman: RT @SwannyQLD: Oh the irony! Hockey to host #G20 mtg on the doorstep of the world's largest coral reef system & fails to list climate chang…”

  • “Feeney4Batman: 'Meet the Badass Women fighting #ISIS' http://t.co/kZHEaoCFy2 @ForeignPolicy @KurdistanRegion #Peshmerga #PKK #YPG http://t.co/mowHLmSNNB”

  • “Feeney4Batman: RT @ForeignPolicy: Guerrillas from Turkey's Kurdistan Workers' Party are on the front lines fighting ISIS, and half of them are women: http…”


News About David Feeney

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    Jensen lashes 'dud' JSF purchase - The Australian

    "We should be ensuring that this aircraft is defined as fit for purpose before we purchase it." Opposition defence spokesman Stephen Conroy reaffirmed the bipartisan support for the purchases in a joint statement with David Feeney soon after the ...and more »

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    Navy captain stood aside, another punished over Indonesia breaches - Sydney Morning Herald

    Navy captain stood aside, another punished over Indonesia breaches - Sydney Morning Herald

    ... navy's cultural change program”. Labor's acting defence spokesman, David Feeney, said it was “unfair in the extreme that navy officers are being disciplined and counselled, while Tony Abbott and Scott Morrison refuse to take any responsibility for ...

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    Bill Shorten's plan to democratise Labor - Sydney Morning Herald

    Bill Shorten's plan to democratise Labor - Sydney Morning Herald

    Bill Shorten will announce sweeping Labor Party reforms that empower rank and file members, rein in powerbrokers' say over candidates and call for fewer factional bosses to be pre-selected for the Senate. Bill Shorten is seeking to make it easier and ...and more »

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    ALP too hands on - WA today

    Yet despite Zahra receiving an almost-unheard-of 81 per cent of the local vote, Labor's 100-member central panel used its numbers to pick Thomas, then living in inner-city Northcote, as part of a deal between the Left faction (led by Senator Kim Carr ...and more »

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    2013 Federal Election Offcuts - ABC Online (blog)

    Transferring from the Senate to the House were Matt Thistlethwaite (Labor Kingsford Smith NSW), David Feeney (Labor Batman Victoria) and Nationals Deputy Leader Barnaby Joyce, who won Tony Windsor's former seat of New England. Joyce became only ...and more »