Role Australian Politician
Name Alex Gallacher
|Occupation Union official|
Party Australian Labor Party
|Born 1 January 1954 (age 61)
New Cumnock, Scotland, United Kingdom (1954-01-01) |
Political party Australian Labor Party
Senator Gallacher speaks in the Australian Senate about ACRS and Road Safety
Alexander McEachian "Alex" Gallacher (born 1 January 1954) is an Australian politician and member of the Australian Labor Party. He was elected to the Australian Senate representing South Australia at the 2010 federal election.
Gallacher was formerly the state secretary of the SA/NT branch of the Transport Workers Union of Australia, which is aligned with the Labor Right faction. In total Gallacher spent fifteen years at the "top of the South Australian union movement". Previously he worked as a truck driver and labourer.