The Hon. John Saxon TINGLE (1931 - )**

  • Date of Birth: 02/11/1931

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Council25 Mar 19952 May 200611yrs 1mth 8days
Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety (STAYSAFE)19952 May 2006
General Purpose Standing Committee No. 310 Jul 200321 Jun 20051yr 11mths 12days

Political Party Activity

Founder and Vice-Chairman of Shooters Party: 1992 - 1995.

Community Activity

Member of Media Alliance: 1950- . Apex 1955 - 68. Tourism Task Force 1982 - 1985. Founder Shooters Party 1992.

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Broadcaster/News Editor for 2QN Deniliquin: 1949-51. Journalist for the ABC: 1951-68. Radio Journalism for various stations, 2UE, 2UW, Radio Australia, 2SM and 3AW Melbourne: 1969-926. Presenter for Friday Night Forum ABC TV: 1977. Radio Journalism for 4BK Brisbane: 1977, 2SM Sydney: 1978-82, 2GB Sydney: 1982-92 and Current Affairs Director 2CH: 1992 - 1995. Enjoys photography, classical and jazz music and shooting.


Born in Edgecliff, NSW in 1931. Married to Gail and father to Peter, Sally and Laura.

Additional Information

Honorary Life Member Holsworthy Pistol Club; Cumborah Pistol Club. Patron Illawarra Shooters Association; Grafton Pistol Club; Captain, Silo Pistol Club; Associate, RAE Military Rifle Club; member Safari Club International; SSAA; NSWAPA. Honorary Member, Port Macquarie Rotary. Also member of MACTEQT Committee 1992 - 95 and Ministerial Advisory Council on Shooting Clubs 1997 - First Speech: Tingle.pdf