Mr Richard Max SMITH, B.E.(Hons) (1930 - )**
- Date of Birth: 22/02/1930
- Place of Birth: Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia
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|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||7 Oct 1978||11 Apr 1986||7yr(s) 6mth(s) 5day(s)|
|Member for Pittwater||7 Oct 1978||28 Aug 1981||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)|
|Member for Pittwater||19 Sep 1981||5 Mar 1984||2yr(s) 5mth(s) 16day(s)|
|Member for Pittwater||24 Mar 1984||11 Apr 1986||2yr(s) 19day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party 1978 - 1984. Independent 1984 - 1986.
Active in community affairs in Forster Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol, cycle action group, Forster Croquet Club, Forster Shore Probus Road Safety Task Force 2003 - .
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Miner. Educated at Parramatta High School and University of Sydney. Colliery Manager, Australian Iron and Steel 1951 - 1962. Colliery Managers Certificate New South Wales No.1367. Superintendent of Rio Tinto 1962 - 1967, Consultant Mining Engineer 1967 - 1974. Technical and Operations Director of Coalex Pty Limited 1974 - 1978. Selected as the youngest member to His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh study conference in 1956 at Oxford. Recreational interests include yachting.
Son of John Voyle Smith and Doris Ethel Cullen. Married (1) Helen on 3 October 1953 and had issue 2 daughters and 1 son. Married (2) Sandra Simpson on 28 April 1984. Married (3) Janet Lawrence on 15 March 1998.