Appointed on 10 November 2016 for a 3 year term until 9 November 2019.

About Senator Moore

Labor Senator for Queensland, first elected in 2001 and again in 2007, 2013 and 2016. Claire took up her role as a Senator for Queensland on July 1, 2002.

On 23 July 2016 Claire was honoured to be appointed as the Shadow Minister for International Development & the Pacific.

Claire is a member of the National Archives Advisory Council and the National Library of Australia Council.

Parliamentary committee membership: Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade; Regulations and Ordinances Committee; Joint Standing Committee on the Parliamentary Library; and the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade. Parliamentary Friendship Groups: Vice-Chair - Australian Parliamentary Group on Population Development (APGPD). United Nations Parliamentary Group; Friends of Science; Amnesty International Parliamentary Group; End of Life Parliamentary Group; Parliamentary Friends of Cricket Group; and others.

Claire was born in Toowoomba and studied at the University of Queensland and the
University of Southern Queensland before commencing work with the Commonwealth Public Service in the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and the
Department of Social Security.

Claire is a proud unionist and feminist. Claire is also a keen member and supporter
of APHEDA, the trade union overseas aid program. Claire has an active interest in
the inspiring work done by community groups and she is a member of many community focussed and not-for-profit groups.

Claire's interests are women's history, particularly in trade unions and the ALP, social justice, cricket, Australian and Irish folk music, detective fiction, Paul Keating and art galleries.