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photo Mr Donald Loftus PAGE MP
Member for Ballina
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   National Party
State   NSW
Parliamentary Service   Elected Member for Ballina, 19 March 1988. Re-elected 25 May 1991, 25 March 1995, 27 March 1999, 22 March 2003 and 24 March 2007.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Shadow Minister for Small Business and Regulatory Reform, and Shadow Minister for Tourism from 11.04.07; Shadow Minister for North Coast from 13.04.2005; Shadow Minister for Regional Development from 13.04.05 - 11.04.07; Shadow Minister for State Development from 13.04.05 - 11.04.07; Shadow Minister for Skills Development and Training from 13.04.05 - 11.04.07; Shadow Minister for Roads and Shadow Minister for Housing from 2003 -2005; Shadow Minister for Forestry 1999-2003; Shadow Minister for Land and Water Conservation 1995-2003; Assistant Minister for Roads and Transport, May 1991-92.
Parliamentary Party Positions   Deputy Leader of the Nationals from 31 March 2003 - 28 March 2007. Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Minister for Planning and Housing 26 May 1993 - 4 April 1995. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Transport and Tourism, and the Minister for Public Works and Roads from 3 July 1992 - 26 May 1993. Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier 1989-91.
Party Positions   Chairperson Bangalow/Newrybar Branch since 1987.
Other Positions   Honorary member Ballina Rotary Club and Ballina-on-Richmond Rotary Club; Member of Lions Club.
Former Occupations   Previously financial analyst; economist; administrative manager; part-time lecturer; beef producer; Former rugby player representing NSW U/23; NSW Country and Combined Australian Universities and Sydney University.
Qualifications   B.Ec., M.Ec., Dip.Rur.Acctg.
Electoral Address   Shop 1, 7 Moon Street
Ballina NSW 2478
Telephone   +61 (0) 2 6686 7522
Fax   +61 (0) 2 6686 7470
Other Addresses   Postal Address: PO Box 1018, Ballina NSW 2478
Date of Birth   25/5/51
Married/Children   Married; 4 children
Interests   Rugby, cricket, tennis, music and community activities.

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