Mr (Matt) Matthew SINGLETON (1927 - )**
- Date of Birth: 14/09/1927
- Place of Birth: Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||13 Feb 1971||11 Sep 1990||19yr(s) 6mth(s) 30day(s)|
|Member for Clarence||13 Feb 1971||19 Oct 1973||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 7day(s)|
43rd (1971 - 1973)
|Member for Clarence||17 Nov 1973||2 Apr 1976||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 17day(s)|
44th (1973 - 1976)
|Member for Clarence||1 May 1976||12 Sep 1978||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)|
45th (1976 - 1978)
|Member for Clarence||7 Oct 1978||28 Aug 1981||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)|
46th (1978 - 1981)
|Member for Coffs Harbour||19 Sep 1981||5 Mar 1984||2yr(s) 5mth(s) 16day(s)|
47th (1981 - 1984)
|Member for Coffs Harbour||24 Mar 1984||22 Feb 1988||3yr(s) 10mth(s) 30day(s)|
48th (1984 - 1988)
|Member for Coffs Harbour||19 Mar 1988||11 Sep 1990||2yr(s) 5mth(s) 24day(s)|
49th (1988 - 1991)
|Minister for Administrative Services and Assistant Minister for Transport||25 Mar 1988||24 Jan 1989||10mth(s)|
Political Party Activity
National Party. Chairman Bonville Boambee Branch 1957-1971; Raleigh State Electoral Council 1958-1970; Cowper Federal Electoral Council 1958-1972. Member Central Council of Party 1968-1972 and Central Executive.
President and Secretary of various Parents & Citizens Associations. State President Junior Farmers of New South Wales 1962- 1963. Vice President New South Wales Jersey Herd Society. Captain Crossmaghen Bush Fire Brigade 1960's-early 70's. Member Committee for Coffs Harbour Aged Care Home 1962-1970. Trustee Coffs Harbour Showground for many years. Life member of Junior Farmers of New South Wales. Life member and patron of New South Wales Jersey Herd Society.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Farmer and company director. Interests included judging jersey cattle and rose growing.
Married to Nancy on 26 November 1955 and had issue, 2 daughters and 3 sons.
Electorate description: Rural. Located within Clarence Statistical Agricultural Sub-Division. Principal towns: Bellingen, Coffs Harbour, Dorrigo, Glenreagh, Sawtell, Macksville.
Area: 6,227 sq km Population: 68,885 Enrolment: 47,166