The Parliamentary Christian Fellowship is a bipartisan gathering of Members of the Australian Parliament that share a common faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Through the Parliamentary Christian Fellowship, we seek to encourager and uplift fellow members and provide opportunity for reflective discussion on biblical themes to both sustain and strengthen our daily walks with Jesus Christ.
SENATOR DAVID FAWCETT
David is a Federal Senator for South Australia. His duties include: Deputy Government Whip in the Senate; Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade; a member of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security’ the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties’ and the Senate Standing Committees for Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade. He is also the Chair of the Government Backbench Policy Committee for Legal Affairs and is also involved in policy work pertaining to aviation and rural health. David served in the Australian Defence Force for over 22 years. An Army pilot, he flew helicopters and fixed wing aircraft and was the Senior Flying Instructor at the School of Army Aviation in Queensland. Graduating as an experimental test pilot from the Empire Test Pilots’ School (UK), he finished his full time career in Defence as the Commanding Officer of the RAAF Aircraft Research and Development Unit. Elected to the House of Representatives as the Member for Wakefield (SA) in 2004, he served in the Parliament until 2007. David continued to fly as a test pilot and ran a small business working in the Defence and Aviation sectors prior to being elected to the Senate.