The Hon. Robert BORSAK, MLC
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Member of the Legislative Council
Member of the Shooters and Fishers Party
Term of service expires 55th Parliament (6 March 2015)
|Member of the NSW Legislative Council||7 Sep 2010||Elected for the balance of term of service of the Hon Roy Smith (deceased).|
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 4||13 May 2011||6 Mar 2015||3yrs 9mths 22days||Elected Deputy Chair 30 May 2011|
|Member, Procedure Committee||19 May 2011||6 Mar 2015||3yrs 9mths 16days|| |
|Member, Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters||22 Jun 2011||6 Mar 2015||3yrs 8mths 13days||Deputy Chair|
|Member, Select Committee on the supply and cost of gas and liquid fuels in New South Wales||6 Nov 2014||25 Feb 2015||3mths 20days||Chair|
|Member, Select Committee on the conduct and progress of the Ombudsman's Inquiry "Operation Prospect"||12 Nov 2014||25 Feb 2015||3mths 14days||Chair.|
|Member, Select Committee into ministerial propriety in New South Wales||22 Aug 2013||24 Feb 2015||1yr 6mths 3days||Chair.|
|Member, Select Committee on Greyhound Racing in New South Wales||27 Aug 2013||16 Oct 2014||1yr 1mth 20days||Chair. |
|Member, Select Committee on the agistment of horses at Yaralla Estate||27 Jun 2013||24 Oct 2013||3mths 28days||Chair.|
|Member, Select Committee on the closure or downsizing of Corrective Services NSW facilities||13 Sep 2012||14 Jun 2013||9mths 2days|| |
|Member, Joint Select Committee on the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme||2 May 2012||13 Jun 2012||1mth 12days||Chair|
|Member, Select Committee on the provisions of the Election Funding, Expenditure and Disclosures Amendment Bill 2011||23 Nov 2011||15 Feb 2012||2mths 24days|| |
|Member, Select Committee on the Kooragang Island Orica chemical leak||6 Sep 2011||18 Nov 2011||2mths 13days||Chair|
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 3||9 Sep 2010||4 Mar 2011||5mths 24days|| |
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 4||9 Sep 2010||4 Mar 2011||5mths 24days|| |
Mr Borsak's speeches in Hansard
Mr Borsak's questions published in the Question & Answer Paper
Political Party Activity - Chairman, Shooters and Fishers Party (previously Shooters Party), 1995 – 1999 and 2006 to present. Member of the State Committee of Shooters and Fishers Party, 1992 to present. Previous Parliamentary seats contested: 2003 Legislative Council; 2007 Legislative Council; 2010 Senate.
Community Activity - Life member, Australian Hunters International since 1981. Life member, Safari Club International. Member, Sporting Shooters Association (NSW) Sydney Branch since 1974. Member, NSW Deer Stalkers Association Inc. since 1978. Member, Australian Deer Association since 1982. Honorary Auditor, 1st Burwood Scout Group. Queens Scout Award. Justice of the Peace.
Personal - Born in 1953. A resident of the inner western suburbs of Sydney for the last 47 years and currently residing at Ashfield. Married, with three children and grandfather of two.
Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - Bachelor of Business UTS (major in Accounting). Fellow CPA Australia. Public Practice Certificate – CPA Australia. Registered Tax Agent. Current Company Director/Shareholder or Consultant for: Brooker Holdings Pty Ltd and subsidiaries; GASCO Pty Ltd; BA Insurance Systems Pty Ltd; DesignBais Pty Ltd; Curlbow Pty Ltd; Australian Foundation Systems Pty Ltd; Uni-Pier Australia Pty Ltd; Brooker Marine Pty Ltd; Brooker Marine IP Pty Ltd. 1991 – 2002 Heath Lambert Australia Pty Ltd (International Insurance Broker), Regional Finance Director 1991-1998, Group Managing Director 1998-2002. 1985 – 1991 George Ward Group Pty Ltd (Steel warehousing and processing, building and roofing contractors), Finance Director and shareholder. 1985 – ongoing public practice as Robert Borsak and Associates Pty Ltd. 1975 – 1985 The News Corporation Ltd, Head Office Accountant, Group Chief Accountant, thence Group Financial Controller. Interests include: hunting, shooting, fishing, photography, rugby union, politics and media.
Inaugural speech, 21 September 2010:
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