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photo The Hon. Richard COLLESS 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   National
State   NSW
Term Expires   March 2011
Parliamentary Service   Elected to Legislative Council 30 August 2000 (casual vacancy). Deputy Opposition Whip from September 2002.
Parliamentary Party Positions   Deputy Opposition Whip in the Legislative Council from 27 August 2002 - 28 February 2003; Deputy Opposition Whip in the Legislative Council from 3 April 2003.
Committee Service   General Purpose Standing Committee No.5; Joint Select Committee on the Threatened Species Conservation Amendment (Biodiversity Banking) Bill 2006; Standing Committee on Law and Justice.
Party Positions   Chairman, Inverell Branch of the National Party of Australia 1996-1999; Chairman New England Electorate Council 1999- present; Member of Central Executive 2000-present.
Local Government Service   Member Inverell Shire Council, 1991, 1995 and 1999; Mayor, 1999-2000.
Former Occupations   Conservationist, Soil Conservation Service, Department of Land and Water Conservation, 1971-97; Agricultural Consultant for S.P.A. Nutrition Pty Ltd, 1997-2000
Professional Activity   Farmer
Qualifications   Diploma Applied Sciences (Agriculture), Hawkesbury Agricultural College, 1973
Electoral Address   Parliament House, Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Place of Birth   Tamworth, NSW
Interests   Environment, Golf, Cricket, Tennis and Fishing.

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