Murray Bridge, South Australia , Australia
|| June 06, 1956
|Last Modifed||William Shakesman|
Apr 27, 2007 09:22am
|Info||Parliamentary Service |
Elected to the House of Representatives for Barker, South Australia, 1998, 2001 and 2004.
House of Representatives Standing:Primary Industries and Regional Services from 8.12.98 to 8.10.01; Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry from 20.3.02; Environment and Heritage from 29.3.01 to 8.10.01; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 20.3.02; Transport and Regional Services from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04.
Joint Statutory: Native Title and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Fund from 8.12.98 to 31.8.04.
Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 1.12.04.
Conferences, Delegations and Visits
Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Indonesia and the Republic of Korea, July 2001.
Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Nigeria and South Africa, October-November 2002.
Member, Liberal Party State Council (SA) 1983-98.
Federal Vice-President, Young Liberals 1985-87.
Delegate, Liberal Party Federal Council 1985-87 and 1996-98.
Member, Liberal Party State Executive 1985-87 and 1996-98.
State Regional and Rural Chairman, Liberal Party (SA) 1996-98.
Born 6.6.1956, Happy Valley, SA.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament
Primary producer 1974-98.
Small business retailer 1985-86.
Director, Maluka Investments 1984-94.
Director, Upper South East Co-op 1995-96.
Director, Green Desert Seeds 1996-99.
Local Government Service
Councillor, Meadows District Council 1981-83.
Councillor, Mt Barker District Council 1983-92.
Chair, Mt Lofty Ranges Consultative Committee 1986-92.
Chair, Southern Hills Local Government Association 1988-90.
Deputy Mayor, Mt Barker 1991-92.