Valedictory Speech: Senator Nick Sherry

After a 22-year parliamentary career, Tasmanian Labor Senator Nick Sherry has announced his retirement.

Nick SherrySherry was first elected in 1990. He was re-elected in 1996, 2001 and 2007.

When the Rudd government was elected in 2007, he became Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law. In 2009, he was appointed Assistant Treasurer.

After the formation of the minority Labor government in September 2010, he became Minister for Small Business, Minister Assisting the Minister for Tourism and Minister Assisting on Deregulation and Public Sector Superannuation. [Read more…]