The Hon. Matthew Ryan MASON-COX, MLC
Member of the Legislative Council
Member of the Liberal Party
Term of service expires 57th Parliament (3 March 2023)
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Sydney NSW 2000
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|Member of the NSW Legislative Council||28 Sep 2006||Elected for balance of term of service for the Honourable P. Forsythe, resigned.|
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2||14 May 2015|| |
|Member, Privileges Committee||19 May 2015||Chair|
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|Parliamentary Secretary||4 May 2011||17 Apr 2014||2yrs 11mths 14days|| |
|Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party, Legislative Council||8 May 2007||28 Mar 2011||3yrs 10mths 21days|| |
|Minister for Fair Trading||7 May 2014||2 Apr 2015||10mths 27days|| |
|Member, Select Committee on social, public and affordable housing||19 Nov 2013||14 May 2014||5mths 26days|| |
|Member, Select Committee on the impact of gambling||4 Dec 2013||14 May 2014||5mths 11days|| |
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 1||15 Aug 2012||14 May 2014||1yr 8mths 30days|| |
|Member, Privileges Committee||17 May 2011||13 May 2014||2yrs 11mths 27days|| |
|Member, Select Committee into ministerial propriety in New South Wales||28 Aug 2013||10 Sep 2013||14days|| |
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 4||17 May 2011||15 Aug 2012||1yr 2mths 30days||Chair, 30 May 2011 to 15 August 2012|
|Member, Select Committee on the Kooragang Island Orica chemical leak||6 Sep 2011||23 Feb 2012||5mths 18days|| |
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 1||29 May 2007||4 Mar 2011||3yrs 9mths 4days|| |
|Member, Standing Committee on State Development||29 May 2007||4 Mar 2011||3yrs 9mths 4days|| |
Political Party Activity - Liberal Party Queanbeyan - Vice President Treasurer 1997-date
Eden-Monaro Federal Electoral Conference - President 2002-date
Monaro State Electoral Council - President 1998-2001.
Honours Received - Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow (2004).
Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - Bachelor of Laws University of NSW - degree conferred (1989), Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) University of NSW - degree conferred (1989), Mount Eliza Leadership Training Program Graduate (1998), Australian Capital Region Leadership Program Graduate (1999).
Owner/Manager, Optometry and Optical dispensing businesses in the Queanbeyan region - Director 1998-2006
Invest Australia, Director, Major Projects 1997-1998
Office of Asset Sales, Commonwealth Department of Finance, Director 1996-1997
House of Representatives, Committee Secretary and Adviser 1993-1996
Corporate Counsel, Elders Ltd. 1990-1992
Solicitor, Freehills 1989-1990.
Special interests include community service, regional development, government administration, infrastructure, small business and water issues.
Director, Canberra Region Business Enterprise Centre 2002-date, Member, Queanbeyan Business Council 2005-date, Australian War Memorial Queanbeyan Region Community Aid Panel 2002-2004, Member, Australian Capital Region Development Council Leadership Program Steering Committee 2002-2003, Director/Member, Rotary Club of Queanbeyan West 1997-date. Member, Rotary Club of Queanbeyan West Inc.
First speech, 14 November 2006:
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