The Hon. (Eddie) Edward Moses OBEID (1943 - )**
- Date of Birth: 25/10/1943
|Member of the NSW Legislative Council||12 Sep 1991||10 May 2011||19yrs 7mths 29days|
|Minister for Fisheries||8 Apr 1999||2 Apr 2003|
|Minister for Mineral Resources||8 Apr 1999||2 Apr 2003|
|Member, Legislation Review Committee||7 May 2003||3 Jul 2003||1mth 27days|
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 3||10 Jul 2003||2 Mar 2007||3yrs 7mths 21days|
|Member, Standing Committee on Law and Justice||21 May 2003||26 Jun 2003||1mth 6days|
Political Party Activity
Member of ALP since 1972. Member ALP Parliamentary Caucus Committees Treasury, Energy and State Development: 1995-99; Transport and Tourism: 1995-99; Public Works and Services, Olympics and Roads: 1995-99; Small Business and Regional Development, Ports: 1995-99. Chairman Small Business Sub-Committee of ALP Caucus Small Business, Industrial Development and Tourism Committee: 1992-95. Member ALP Caucus Committees Employment, Training, Public Works and Technical Education: 1991-95; Agriculture, Rural Affairs, Lands and Forests: 1991-95; Housing: 1991-95. ALP Parliamentary Ethnic Affairs Taskforce: 1991-95.
Led Australian-Lebanese hostage negotiation mission to Iraq, December 1990. Patron, Australian Lebanese Christian Federation. Awarded O.A.M. 1984 for services to ethnic welfare. Trustee of NSW Art Gallery: 1980-82. Western Suburbs Hospital Board: 1983-86. Board of Governors of Law Foundation of NSW: 1985-88. Part-time Ethnic Affairs Commissioner: 1981-85. Vice-President Ethnic Press Association of Australia: 1981-86.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Interests include horse riding, walking, swimming, reading and rugby league.
Born Metrit, Lebanon, 25 October 1943. Married to Judy 1965. 9 children.