The Hon. Adam SEARLE, MLC
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Member of the Legislative Council
Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council, Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change, Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations, and Shadow Minister for Small Business
Member of the Australian Labor Party
Term of service expires 55th Parliament (6 March 2015)
|Member of the NSW Legislative Council||24 May 2011||Elected to fill vacancy caused by the resignation of the Hon. John Hatzistergos. |
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|Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council||14 Jun 2011|| |
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|Member, Select Committee into ministerial propriety in New South Wales||22 Aug 2013|| |
|Member, Select Committee on the supply and cost of gas and liquid fuels in New South Wales||7 Nov 2014|| |
|Member, Select Committee on the conduct and progress of the Ombudsman's Inquiry "Operation Prospect"||17 Nov 2014|| |
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|Member, Committee on the Ombudsman, the Police Integrity Commission and the Crime Commission||22 Jun 2011||6 Mar 2015||3yrs 8mths 13days|| |
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 4||22 Jun 2011||6 Mar 2015||3yrs 8mths 13days|| |
|Member, Privileges Committee||5 Dec 2014||6 Mar 2015||3mths 2days|| |
|Member, Select Committee on home schooling||2 Jun 2014||5 Dec 2014||6mths 4days|| |
|Member, Joint Standing Committee on the Office of the Valuer-General||20 Feb 2013||14 Aug 2014||1yr 5mths 26days|| |
|Member, Select Committee on the sale of the Currawong property at Pittwater||26 Mar 2014||26 Jun 2014||3mths 1day|| |
|Member, Select Committee on the partial defence of provocation||14 Jun 2012||23 Apr 2013||10mths 10days|| |
|Member, Joint Select Committee on the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme||2 May 2012||13 Jun 2012||1mth 12days|| |
|Member, Select Committee on the Kooragang Island Orica chemical leak||6 Sep 2011||23 Feb 2012||5mths 18days|| |
Mr Searle's speeches in Hansard
Mr Searle's questions published in the Question & Answer Paper
Political Party Activity - President, Mid Mountains Branch ALP, 1992-current. Councillor, Blue Mountains City Council, 1999-present. Mayor, Blue Mountains City Council, 2008-2010. Previous Parliamentary seats contested: House of Representatives seat of Macquarie, 2001; Blue Mountains City Council Ward 2, 1995.
Personal - Mr Searle's hobbies and interests include reading and bush walking.
Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - Barrister, State Chambers, 2000-current. Chief of Staff, the Hon. J.W Shaw QC MLC, Attorney General and Minister for Industrial Relations, 1995-2000. Member, NSW Bar Association 2000-current.
Inaugural speech, 31 May 2011:
Keywords: Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council
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