Anthony grew up on the northside of Brisbane attending Wavell State High School.
Prior to being elected, Anthony has had an active role in Queensland politics serving as Queensland Labor State Secretary between 2008 and 2014, before taking on the role of Campaign Director for the 2015 Queensland State Election, which saw the Palaszczuk Government sweep to power.
Anthony was elected to the Senate in 2016.
Anthony attended Griffith University graduating with a Bachelor of Arts. Throughout his university years and in his working life, Anthony has maintained strong community involvement through his work with charities from his local community on the northside of Brisbane.
Anthony is committed to providing a strong Labor voice for working people throughout the State.
In a big decentralised State like Queensland, Anthony is passionate about ensuring that affordable healthcare and a quality education is available to all people in Queensland, no matter where they live.
Anthony is also focused on fighting for regional Queensland, as he believes that the conservatives have taken them for granted for far too long.