The Hon. Brian Joseph LANGTON (1948 - )**

  • Date of Birth: 24/01/1948
  • Place of Birth: Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly22 Oct 19835 Mar 199915yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)
Member for Kogarah22 Oct 19835 Mar 19844mth(s) 13day(s)
47th (1981 - 1984)
Member for Kogarah24 Mar 198422 Feb 19883yr(s) 10mth(s) 30day(s)
48th (1984 - 1988)
Member for Kogarah19 Mar 19883 Mar 19912yr(s) 11mth(s) 13day(s)
49th (1988 - 1991)
Member for Kogarah25 May 19913 Mar 19953yr(s) 9mth(s) 7day(s)
50th (1991 - 1995)
Member for Kogarah25 Mar 19955 Mar 19993yr(s) 11mth(s) 9day(s)
51st (1995 - 1999)
Minister for Transport and Minister for Tourism4 Apr 19951 Dec 19972yr(s) 7mth(s) 28day(s)
Minister for Fair Trading and Minister for Emergency Services1 Dec 199730 Apr 19984mth(s) 30day(s)

Political Party Activity

Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined the party in 1975. Office holder at Branch, State Electoral Council and Federal Electoral Council level. Delegate to Annual Conference since 1980.

Community Activity

Member St George Hospital Board 1981 until 1984. Member of executive of Local Government Association 1981 - 1982.

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Investment banker and Travel Manager. Educated at Marist Brothers, Kogarah. Leaving Certificate level. Previously employed with investment bankers and was a manager of a travel company. Recreational interests include guitar, football and theatre.

Local Government Activity

Alderman of Kogarah Municipal Council 1971 until 1983. Mayor 1979 until 1980. Member of Local Government Association Executive 1981 until 1982.


Son of Joseph Arthur and Jean Therese Langton. Married to Elizabeth Michalak on 6 March 1976 and had issue, 3 daughters.

Additional Information

Local Government service: Alderman Kogarah Municipal Council 1971-1983 (Mayor 1979-80). Member Local Government Association Executive 1981-82. Electorate description: Metropolitan, residential suburban. Located Sydney, south eastern. Principal suburbs: Allawah, Carlton, Kogarah, Ramsgate, Sans Souci. Area: 62 sq km Population: 44,232 Enrolment: 31,862