The Hon. Rodney Mark CAVALIER (1948 - )**
- Date of Birth: 11/10/1948
- Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||7 Oct 1978||22 Feb 1988||9yr(s) 4mth(s) 16day(s)|
|Member for Fuller||7 Oct 1978||28 Aug 1981||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)|
46th (1978 - 1981)
|Member for Gladesville||19 Sep 1981||5 Mar 1984||2yr(s) 5mth(s) 16day(s)|
47th (1981 - 1984)
|Member for Gladesville||24 Mar 1984||22 Feb 1988||3yr(s) 10mth(s) 30day(s)|
48th (1984 - 1988)
|Minister for Energy and Minister for Finance||10 Feb 1984||5 Apr 1984||1mth(s) 27day(s)|
|Minister for Education||5 Apr 1984||6 Feb 1986||1yr(s) 10mth(s) 2day(s)|
|Minister for Education||6 Feb 1986||4 Jul 1986||4mth(s) 29day(s)|
|Minister for Education||4 Jul 1986||25 Mar 1988||1yr(s) 8mth(s) 22day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined 1968. New South Wales Conference delegate since 1970. Member of New South Wales Administrative Committee 1975-1978; New South Wales Rules Revision Committee 1973-1985.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Public Servant. Educated at Putney Public School, Fort Street Boys' High School and the University of Sydney. BA (Hons) (Syd). Previously employed as a Public Servant, State Organiser and Federal Research Officer, Miscellaneous Workers Union. Project officer with the Australia Council. Journalist with The Australian Financial Review. Recreational interests include literature, biography, history of 19 Century England, Australian politics and history, philately, cricket and comics. Fellow of the Senate of the University of Sydney.
Local Government Activity
Alderman of Hunters Hill Council 1977 - 1980.
Son of Frank and Elizabeth Cavalier.
Personal papers in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: Rodney M.Cavalier - papers, 1978 - 1988 (MLMSS 7357); Photographs in the PICMAN Database.
Local Government service: Alderman Hunter's Hill Municipal Council 1977-80.
Electorate description: Metropolitan, residential suburban. Located Sydney, north western. Principal suburbs: Gladesville, East Ryde, North Ryde.
Area: 21.2 sq km Population: 45,496 Enrolment: 32,044
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