Sen. Amanda Stoker

Federal Senator for Qld

Senator Amanda Stoker is a Brisbane based member of the Liberal National Party. On 21 March 2018 she was appointed as a replacement in the Senate for the retiring Attorney-General George Brandis.

She sits in the Liberal Party room in Canberra. is on the Economics, Finance and Public Administration, Public Works, Future Work and Regulations and Ordinances Senate Committees, as well as the Joint Standing Committee on the recognition of Indigenous people in the Australian Constitution.

Amanda is married to Adam, and is a mother of 3 young girls. She comes to the Senate after a career in the legal profession. Amanda studied law at Sydney University, and commenced her career at Minter Ellison. She was associate to then Justice Ian Callinan AC QC on the High Court of Australia, and Justice Philip McMurdo, who was then on the Supreme Court of Queensland’s commercial list. After some time prosecuting for the Commonwealth in Brisbane and Townsville, Amanda joined the private bar. As a member of Level Twenty Seven Chambers, she practiced in commercial law, administrative law and corporate crime. Amanda has served as Vice-President of the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland.

Amanda joined the Liberal Party at the age of 19. She has spent over a decade growing in the party and giving voice to her convictions. Being motivated by the desire to see Australia return to a country of opportunity based on centre-right values. Amanda looks forward to combating green-left alliance in advocating for the adherence to the time-tested values of Western civilisation.