|Address||22 Regent Street |
Kogarah, New South Wales 2217, Australia
|| January 26, 1958
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Elected to the House of Representatives for Barton, New South Wales, 1996, 1998, 2001 and 2004.
House of Representatives Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 30.5.96 to 31.8.98 and from 11.8.03 to 3.8.04; Privileges (nominee of the Deputy Leader of the Opposition) from 2.3.98.
Joint Standing: Treaties from 17.6.96 to 31.8.98; Electoral Matters from 15.5.97 to 30.10.97 and from 4.12.00 to 26.6.01.
Joint Select: Republic Referendum from 9.6.99 to 9.8.99.
Conferences, Delegations and Visits
Deputy Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to AIPO meeting, Phuket, Thailand, September 1996.
Parliamentary Party Positions
Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 19.10.98.
Shadow Attorney-General from 20.10.98 to 08.12.03; and Workplace Relations from 25.11.01 to 02.07.03.
Shadow Minister for Justice and Community Security from 02.07.03 to 08.12.03.
Shadow Minister for Homeland Security from 08.12.03 to 26.10.04;
Shadow Minister for Defence and Homeland Security from 26.10.04 to 24.6.05;
Shadow Minister for Defence from 24.6.05 to 10.12.06;
Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs from 10.12.06.
Current position: Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Member, ALP from 1972.
Various positions including Branch Secretary and Delegate to State Conference (NSW).
President, Barton Federal Electorate Council.
Born 26.1.1958, Sydney, NSW.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament
BA, LLB (NSW), LLM (Syd).
Associate to the Hon. Justice PG Evatt, DSC, Judge of the Federal Court of Australia 1981-82.
Solicitor 1982-96; partner in firm 1988-96.