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photo The Hon. Michael Joseph GALLACHER MLC
NSW Legislative Council
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   Liberal Party
State   NSW
Term Expires   March 2011
Parliamentary Service   MLC since 1996 (casual vacancy).
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations and Fair Trading (to 2.4.02) from 1999 - 7.9.2005; Shadow Minister for Small Business Employment and Workers Compensation from 2.4.02 - 7.9.05. Shadow Minister for Hunter and Central Coast Development from 2.4.02; Shadow Minister for Police from 7.9.05; Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations; and Shadow Minister for the Hunter from 24.3.07.
Parliamentary Party Positions   Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council from 31.3.99.
Committee Service   Sessional Committees: Library Committee from 1996-99; Printing Committee from 1996-99. Joint Select Committee upon Victims' Compensation from 1997-99; Joint Standing Committees: Committee on the Office of the Ombudsman and Integrity Commission from 1996-99. Standing Orders: General Purpose Standing Committee No.3 from 1997-1999; Standing Orders Committee from 2000;
Party Positions   Founding President, Central Coast Young Liberals (1986-1988). President Gosford State Conference (1987-1991). Central Coast Regional President (1989-1992). President Robertson Federal Conference (1991-1996). Country Representative, State Executive (1994-1995). Secretary/Vice-President, Terrigal Branch (1993-1998).
Other Positions   Police Association of New South Wales, Secretary delegate (1991-1994), founder (Professional Responsibility) 1996.
Former Occupations   New South Wales Police Officer from 1980-1996.
Professional Activity   Secretary/Delegate to the NSW Police Association 1991-94.
Qualifications   Bachelor of Professional Studies (UNE)
Electoral Address   Legislative Council, Parliament House, Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Telephone   +61 (0) 2 9230 2302
Fax   +61 (0) 2 9233 2980
Date of Birth   27/9/61
Place of Birth   Glasgow, Scotland.
Married/Children   Married; 2 children
Interests   Special interests include swimming and running

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