, New South Wales , Australia
|| December 14, 1961
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Elected to the House of Representatives for Farrer, New South Wales, 2001 and 2004.
Parliamentary Secretary for Children and Youth Affairs from 26.10.04 to 27.01.06.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry from 27.01.06.
House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Transport and Regional Services from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04.
Joint Statutory: Native Title and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Fund from 5.12.02 to 31.8.04.
Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 20.3.02 to 5.12.02.
Conferences, delegations and Visits
Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Tonga and Fiji, December 2003.
Member, Liberal Party Tallangatta Branch from 1994; Membership Officer 1996; Secretary 1997-99.
Member, Liberal Party (NSW) from 2001.
Born 14.12.1961, Kano, Nigeria.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament
BEc (Latrobe), MTax (UNSW), MAcc (Charles Sturt).
Air traffic controller 1983-85.
Commercial pilot 1985-86.
Shearers' cook 1986-88.
Wool and beef farmer from 1988.
Director, Australian Taxation Office 1995-2001.