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photo The Hon. Richard Sanderson AMERY MP
Member for Mount Druitt
NSW Legislative Assembly
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at June 2007
Party   Australian Labor Party
State   NSW
Parliamentary Service   Member for Riverstone 22 October 1983 (by-election); re-elected 24 March 1984, 19 March 1988; elected Member for Mount Druitt 25 May 1991, re-elected 25 March 1995, 27 March 1999 22 March 2003 and 24 March 2007.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Minister for Agriculture and Minister for Corrective Services from 21 November 2001; Minister for Agriculture and Minister for Land and Water Conservation, December 1997 to 21 November 2001; Minister for Agriculture, March 1995 to December 1997; Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs, Seniors, Water Resources and Co-operative Societies 1991-95. Shadow Minister for Natural Resources 1988-91. Assistant Shadow Minister for Transport 1989-91. Member, Ministerial Working Party on Education for Western Sydney 1986-87.
Party Positions   Joined ALP 1976. Secretary of Rooty Hill Branch 1978-83. Delegate to State Conference 1979-82, 1991-92. Various Electorate Council delegates positions.
Other Positions   Member, Dawson Girl Guides Local Association 1982-92; Archdiocese Council of Mount Druitt Hospital 1986-91; FCU; Past Member, Rooty Hill School of Arts Management Committee and Kimberley Reserve Parks Committee; Board of Directors Mount Druitt Hospital 1982-86; Member, Riverstone Lawn Bowling Club and Parliamentary Bowling Club.
Former Occupations   Previously shop assistant/storeman 1965-70. Member of the NSW Police Force 1970-83, attained the rank of Senior Constable.
Electoral Address   PO Box 57
Mount Druitt NSW 2770
Telephone   +61 (0) 2 9625 6770
Fax   +61 (0) 2 9625 9965
Other Addresses   Suite 208, Westfield Shoppingtown Carlisle Avenue, MOUNT DRUITT NSW
Date of Birth   31/3/51
Place of Birth   Liverpool, Sydney
Married/Children   Married; 2 children
Interests   Interests include reading, photography, music and politics. Member of Riverstone Lawn Bowling Club and Parliamentary Bowling Club.

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