The Hon. (Ernie) Ernest Thomas PAGE, B.Eng., B.Comm. (1935 - )**
- Date of Birth: 18/02/1935
- Place of Birth: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||19 Sep 1981||28 Feb 2003||21yrs 5mths 10days|
|Maiden speech delivered on 4 November 1981|
|Member for Waverley||19 Sep 1981||5 Mar 1984||2yr(s) 5mth(s) 16day(s)|
47th (1981 - 1984)
|Member for Waverley||24 Mar 1984||22 Feb 1988||3yr(s) 10mth(s) 30day(s)|
48th (1984 - 1988)
|Member for Waverley||19 Mar 1988||3 May 1991||3yr(s) 1mth(s) 15day(s)|
49th (1988 - 1991)
|Member for Coogee||25 May 1991||3 Mar 1995||3yr(s) 9mth(s) 7day(s)|
50th (1991 - 1995)
|Member for Coogee||25 Mar 1995||5 Mar 1999||3yr(s) 11mth(s) 9day(s)|
51st (1995 - 1999)
|Member for Coogee||27 Mar 1999||28 Feb 2003||3yr(s) 11mth(s) 2day(s)|
52nd (1999 - 2003)
|Minister for Local Government||4 Apr 1995||1 Dec 1997||2yr(s) 7mth(s) 28day(s)|
|Minister for Local Government||1 Dec 1997||8 Apr 1999||1yr(s) 4mth(s) 8day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Held a wide variety of positions at Branch, State Electoral Council and Federal Electoral Council level. Life Member of New South Wales Branch of Australian Labor Party
Various community activity integrated with representative duties. Member Municipal Employees' Union; Association of Professional Engineers. Life member of Municipal Employees Union (now part of the Australian Services Union).
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Engineer. Employed as a professional engineer in the electricity supply industry. Educated at St Joseph's College, Hunters Hill. B.Eng., B.Comm. (University of New South Wales).
Local Government Activity
Alderman Waverley Municipal Council 1962-1987 (including periods totalling 9 years as Mayor).
Son of Henry Joseph and Margaret Page. Married (1) Marianne Welsh in 1957 and had issue, 3 daughters and 2 sons. Divorced 1994. Married (2) Barbara Weston on 18 June 1994.