Mr Bruce Leslie JEFFERY (1944 - )**
- Date of Birth: 25/06/1944
- Place of Birth: Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||24 Mar 1984||5 Mar 1999||14yrs 11mths 10days|
|Member for Oxley||24 Mar 1984||22 Feb 1988||3yrs 10mths 30days|
48th (1984 - 1988)
|Member for Port Macquarie||19 Mar 1988||3 May 1991||3yrs 1mth 15days|
49th (1988 - 1991)
|Member for Oxley||25 May 1991||3 Mar 1995||3yrs 9mths 7days|
50th (1991 - 1995)
|Member for Oxley||25 Mar 1995||5 Mar 1999||3yrs 11mths 9days|
51st (1995 - 1999)
|Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety (STAYSAFE)||1988||1995||7yrs 1day|
|Joint Select Committee on the Process and Funding of the Electoral System||1991||1995||4yrs 1day|
|Standing Orders and Procedure Committee||1992||1999||7yrs 1day|
Political Party Activity
National Party. Joined in 1968. Once spokesperson for Housing. Held a number of offices in the National Party including Chairman Kempsey Branch and Oxley State Electoral Council. National Party Whip 1992 - 1999.
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace. Various Parents & Citizens Committee positions and Patron of many sporting and service bodies. Past President Kempsey Apex Club. Parents and Citizens Association of Kempsey. Former Chairman of Housing Application Committee Kempsey. Chairman of North Coast Winegrowers Association (2002 - 2005) in a voluntary capacity. Legatee of Sydney Legacy (Kempsey Branch) from 2001. Patron of South West Rocks Primary School from 1999.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Banker; interest in land development. Educated at Congupna Road Primary School, Zeerust Primary School, Shepparton High School 1955 - 1960 and Finley High School in 1961. Australia and New Zealand Bank 1962 - 1965. Banking, farming and share farming 1965 - 1978. Real estate and board administration. Secretary of Rural Lands Protection Board (Jerilderie) 1972 - 1978. Secretary of Rural Lands Protection Board at (Kempsey) 1979 - 1984. Recreational interests include sporting activities, gardening and travel.
Son of Reginald Jeffery and his wife Mona Jeffery. Married Margaret on 6 January 1968, and had issue, 2 daughters and 2 sons.
Policy interests include decentralisation, tourism, and crime prevention. Sporting interests include golf, tennis, table tennis and Australian rules football.
Local Government service: Secretary Pastures Protection Board at Jerilderie and Port Macquarie.
Electorate description: Rural. Located within Hastings Statistical Agricultural Sub-Division. Principal towns: Kempsey Kendall, Laurieton, Port Macquarie, Smithtown, Wauchope. member of Former Members Association of NSW Parliament.
Area: 8,517 sq km Population: 70,805 Enrolment: 47,464