Since entering the Senate in 2008, Sarah has been a consistent voice calling for compassion and fairness in Australia. After being named a World Economic Forum, Young Global Leader in 2016, she will continue to stand up for the rights of vulnerable people in Australia and around the globe.
With a focus on equal access to world-leading schooling for all Australians, from Early Childhood Education through to TAFE and University, Sarah will continue the fight to make our country a fairer and more compassionate place.
She has backed diverse initiatives to encourage equality of opportunity for women and children and previously worked to establish a Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People. She continues to call for responsible revenue creation, progressive taxation and sensible trade deals to be at the centre of all financial policy creation and for the protection of environmental treasure in her home state of South Australia.
Sarah's portfolios include Dental Health, Arts, Media & Communications, Environment & Water and Tourism.