Library Council Member Senator Zed Seselja

Appointed 11 December 2013 for a three-year term until 10 December 2016

Zdenko Seselja

About Zed

Senator Seselja has been Senator for the Australian Capital Territory since 2013. 

He studied Arts and Law at the Australian National University and moved into the Commonwealth Public Service, where he became a Senior Lawyer.

He is a KeepWatch Ambassador with the Royal Lifesaving Society, an Ambassador for Focus ACT, Healthy Harold Life Education, White Ribbon, Kulture Break and Karinya House and a strong supporter of local charities including St Vincent de Paul.

He previously represented Canberrans in the ACT Legislative Assembly for eight years, including as Leader of the Opposition.

Parliamentary service

  • Australian Capital Territory: elected to the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly 2004. Resigned June 2013
  • Federal: elected to the Senate for the Australian Capital Territory, 2013

Senator Seselja also has extensive Committee service and held many Parliamentary party positions.  His full biography can be found here http://www.aph.gov.au/Senators_and_Members/Parliamentarian?MPID=HZE