Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness |
Doug has played a key role in developing industrial and political strategies designed to improve employment security, wages, and skill and industry development in the manufacturing industry. He has been at the centre of ACTU and AMWU campaigns on workers entitlements, health and safety, work and family balance and the right to collectively bargain.
Doug was elected to the Senate at the 2007 federal election, and took his seat on 1 July 2008. He lives in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney and his electorate office is in Springwood.