Mr Peter James BREEN (1947 - )**
- Date of Birth: 04/11/1947
|Member of the NSW Legislative Council||27 Mar 1999||23 Mar 2007||7yrs 11mths 25days|
|Legislation Review Committee||7 May 2003||11 Nov 2003|
|Committee on the Office of the Ombudsman and the Police Integrity Commission||7 May 2003||2 Mar 2007||3yrs 9mths 24days|
|Member, Committee on the Office of the Ombudsman and Police Integrity Commission||20 May 2003||7 Jun 2006||3yrs 19days|
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 3||10 Jul 2003||7 Jun 2006||2yrs 10mths 29days|
|Member, Joint Select Committee Upon Victims Compensation||1999||28 Feb 2003|
|Member, Committee on the Office of the Ombudsman and Police Integrity Commission||1999||28 Feb 2003|
|Member, Standing Committee on Law and Justice||1999||28 Feb 2003|
|Legislative Council Representative on the Council of the Southern Cross University||7 May 2003|
Political Party Activity
President, Liberal Party Campbelltown (Young Liberals) 1971 - 72. Secretary, Australian Bill of Rights Group 1995 - 98. Secretary, Reform the Legal System 1998 - 2006. Joined the Australian Labor Party on 5 May 2006 with resignation taking effect from 18 July 2006.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Solicitors' Admission Board and Diploma of Law (Sydney University). NSW Chairman - Australian Small Business Association 1984. Chairman - Gateway Mining Ltd 1994 - 97. Interested in human rights issues, law reform and access to justice.
Publications - "The Book of Letters"- Allen & Unwin 1985 -98; "Holding on to the Dream" - Cape Byron Press 1994 and "Advance Australia Fair" - Cape Byron Press 1999.