The Hon. Peter Thomas PRIMROSE, B SocStud(Syd) MLC
Member of the Legislative Council
Member of the Australian Labor Party
Term of service expires 56th Parliament (1 March 2019)
|Member of the NSW Legislative Council||17 Apr 1996||Casual vacancy [caused by resignation of P F O'Grady]|
|Member, Standing Committee on Law and Justice||12 May 2011||Deputy Chair|
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 5||18 May 2011|| |
|Member, Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters||22 Jun 2011|| |
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|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||19 Mar 1988||3 May 1991|| || |
|President, Legislative Council NSW||8 May 2007||17 Nov 2009||2yrs 6mths 10days|| |
|Minister for Youth||8 Dec 2009||28 Mar 2011||1yr 3mths 21days|| |
|Minister for Volunteering||8 Dec 2009||28 Mar 2011||1yr 3mths 21days|| |
|Minister for Ageing||21 May 2010||28 Mar 2011||10mths 8days|| |
|Minister for Disability Services||21 May 2010||28 Mar 2011||10mths 8days|| |
|Minister for Small Business||8 Dec 2009||21 May 2010||5mths 14days|| |
|Minister Assisting the Premier on Veterans' Affairs||8 Dec 2009||21 May 2010||5mths 14days|| |
|Minister for Regulatory Reform||17 Nov 2009||4 Dec 2009||18days|| |
|Minister for Mineral Resources||17 Nov 2009||4 Dec 2009||18days|| |
|Government Whip||7 Apr 1999||2 Mar 2007||7yrs 10mths 24days|| |
|Member, Privileges Committee||12 May 2011||18 Mar 2013||1yr 10mths 7days|| |
|Member, Select Committee on the provisions of the Election Funding, Expenditure and Disclosures Amendment Bill 2011||24 Nov 2011||15 Feb 2012||2mths 23days|| |
|Member, Committee on the Independent Commission Against Corruption||7 May 2003||2 Mar 2007||3yrs 9mths 24days||Deputy Chair|
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 1 ||10 Jul 2003||2 Mar 2007||3yrs 7mths 21days||Elected Deputy Chair 25 August 2003. Elected Chair 13/09/2004. Resigned as Chair 17/09/2004.|
|Member, Privileges Committee||4 Sep 2003||2 Mar 2007||3yrs 5mths 27days||Chair|
|Member, Procedure Committee||8 May 2003||2 Mar 2007||3yrs 9mths 23days|| |
|Member, Legislation Review Committee||3 Jul 2003||17 Nov 2005||2yrs 4mths 15days||Elected Chair on 26/10/21004|
|Member, Joint Select Committee into the Transportation and Storage of Nuclear Waste||22 May 2003||17 Feb 2004||8mths 27days||Chair|
|Legislative Council Representative on the Council of the University of New South Wales||2003||21 Dec 2004|| ||Previously member of UTS and Wollongong University Councils.|
Political Party Activity - Joined Australian Labor Party in 1973.
Community Activity - Chair, Macarthur Area Health Services Board, 1983-88. Vice-Chair, Campbelltown Hospital Board, 1980-83. Convenor of various community groups including Macarthur Interagency, and Minto Community Arts Group. Alderman, Campbelltown City Council, 1980-91 (including as Mayor and Deputy Mayor).
Personal - Born 26 September 1955. Married to Jan. One son.
Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - Bachelor of Social Studies (University of Sydney). Ministerial Adviser to Commonwealth Minister for Consumer Affairs (1992-95). Social Worker / Research Officer, N.S.W Departments of Health and Youth and Community Services (1979-88). Social Worker, Red Cross Welfare Service (1978).
Alderman, Campbelltown City Council, 1980-1991, including as Mayor and one as Deputy Mayor.
First speech, 28 May 1996:
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