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photo Mr Robert James Murray OAKESHOTT MP
Member for Port Macquarie
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 July 2007
Party   Independent
State   NSW
Parliamentary Service   State: Elected as the Member for Port Macquarie 30 November 1996 (by-election); re-elected 27 March 1999, 22 March 2003 and 24 March 2007. Federal: Elected to the House of Representitives for Lyne, New South Wales at by-election 6.9.08, vice the Hon. MAJ Vaile (resigned).
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation; Fisheries and Ports March 1999 - 2 April 2002.
Committee Service   Regulation Review Committee, Public Bodies Review Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Natural Resource and Climate Change Committee..
Party Positions   Chairperson National Party Branch 1995-96; Joint Membership Development, National Party Branch 1996; Central Council, National Party 1995; Lyne Federal Electorate Council Secretary 1995
Other Positions   Active Member and active fundraiser of Port Macquarie Surf Life Saving Club, Mid North Coast Maritime Museum, Manning River Agricultural and Horticultural Society, Australian Horse Alliance and Life Member of Friends of Koolongbung. Honorary Member of Port Macquarie West Rotary Club, Member of Port Macquarie RSL Club, and Honorary Member of Camden Haven Golf Club. Patron and current 1st grade player of Port Macquarie Rugby Union Club.
Former Occupations   Previously staff member for both Federal Coalition Ministry and Federal Member. Administrative Officer, Road Transport Forum.
Qualifications   B.A. Hons Sydney
Electoral Address   Suite 2, The Port, 68 Clarence Street
Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Telephone   +61 (0) 2 6584 0977
Fax   +61 (0) 2 6584 0978
Other Addresses   PO Box 1112, Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Date of Birth   14/12/69
Place of Birth   Lismore, NSW
Married/Children   Married, with two children.
Interests   Rugby union, surf life saving, cricket, touch football, squash, tennis and horse riding.

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