Mr Garry David MCILWAINE, LLB (1944 - )**

  • Date of Birth: 07/10/1944
  • Place of Birth: Concord West, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly7 Oct 197822 Feb 19889yr(s) 4mth(s) 16day(s)
Member for Yaralla7 Oct 197828 Aug 19812yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)
46th (1978 - 1981)
Member for Ryde19 Sep 19815 Mar 19842yr(s) 5mth(s) 16day(s)
47th (1981 - 1984)
Member for Ryde24 Mar 198422 Feb 19883yr(s) 10mth(s) 30day(s)
48th (1984 - 1988)

Political Party Activity

Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined ALP in 1965. Member Caucus committees of Premier; Attorney General and Justice; Public Works and Ports; Treasurer; Planning and Environment. Held numerous Branch and State Electoral Councils positions. Former member and secretary of the Australian Labor Party Legal and Constitutional Committee.

Community Activity

Member Volunteer Fire Brigade; Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club; Western Suburbs Leagues Club (life); Ryde Returned Serviceman's Leagues Club; Apia Club; City Tattersalls Club; Eastwood District Rugby Union Club (honorary); New South Wales Leagues Club (honorary); Sydney Cricket Ground; National Trust; Baden Powell Guild (Parliament Branch); Sydney University Law Graduates Association (life); Sydney University Union Sports Union (life). Macquarie University Council. Foundation Member of New South Wales Society of Labor Lawyers. Member of the Fabian Society.

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Lawyer (barrister) LLB. Educated at St Ambrose, Concord West and Marist Brothers, Eastwood. Completed a part-time law course at the University of Sydney in 1969. Admitted to the New South Wales Bar in 1970. Previously senior legal officer with the State Superannuation Board. Judicial Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia 1997 - 1998, Judical Registrar in Industrial Relations. Special interests include law reform, environment, consumer affairs, public service. Recreational interests include reading, swimming and skiing.


Son of Charles Victor and Leila Josephine McIlwaine. Married Irene Rosevear and had issue, 3 sons.

Additional Information

Electorate description: Metropolitan, residential suburban. Located Sydney, north western. Principal suburbs: Denistone, Dundas Valley Ermington, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, Ryde. Area: 18 sq km Population: 44,812 Enrolment: 30,441 Personal papers in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: Photographs in the PICMAN Database.