The Hon. (Richard) Jack Richard FACE (1942 - )**
- Date of Birth: 02/12/1942
- Place of Birth: Merewether, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||18 Nov 1972||20 Mar 2003||30yr(s) 4mth(s) 3day(s)|
|Member for Charlestown||18 Nov 1972||19 Oct 1973||11mth(s) 2day(s)|
43rd (1971 - 1973)
|Member for Charlestown||17 Nov 1973||2 Apr 1976||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 17day(s)|
44th (1973 - 1976)
|Member for Charlestown||1 May 1976||12 Sep 1978||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)|
45th (1976 - 1978)
|Member for Charlestown||7 Oct 1978||28 Aug 1981||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)|
46th (1978 - 1981)
|Member for Charlestown||19 Sep 1981||5 Mar 1984||2yr(s) 5mth(s) 16day(s)|
47th (1981 - 1984)
|Member for Charlestown||24 Mar 1984||22 Feb 1988||3yr(s) 10mth(s) 30day(s)|
48th (1984 - 1988)
|Member for Charlestown||19 Mar 1988||3 May 1991||3yr(s) 1mth(s) 15day(s)|
49th (1988 - 1991)
|Member for Charlestown||25 May 1991||3 Mar 1995||3yr(s) 9mth(s) 7day(s)|
50th (1991 - 1995)
|Member for Charlestown||25 Mar 1995||5 Mar 1999||3yr(s) 11mth(s) 9day(s)|
51st (1995 - 1999)
|Member for Charlestown||27 Mar 1999||20 Mar 2003||3yr(s) 11mth(s) 22day(s)|
52nd (1999 - 2003)
|Minister for Gaming and Racing and Minister Assisting the Premier on Hunter Development||4 Apr 1995||1 Dec 1997||2yr(s) 7mth(s) 28day(s)|
|Minister for Gaming and Racing and Minister Assisting the Premier on Hunter Development||1 Dec 1997||8 Apr 1999||1yr(s) 4mth(s) 8day(s)|
|Minister for Gaming and Racing and Minister Assisting the Premier on Hunter Development||8 Apr 1999||20 Mar 2003||3yr(s) 11mth(s) 13day(s)|
|Chairman of Committees||1 May 1984||22 Feb 1988||3yr(s) 9mth(s) 22day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined in 1967. Former President and Secretary Kahibah Branch. Former Secretary Charlestown State Electoral Council. Delegate to State Conference since 1970. Former delegate of the Shortland Federal Electoral Council.; Lake Macquarie Municipal Committee. Served on Housing Co-operative Committee and Commission of Review.
Served a term as Government representative on Privacy Committee for 4½ years. Former Chairman of the Federation of Police Citizens Youth Clubs and member of the Board for 3 years. Patron and founder of Lake Macquarie Police Citizens Youth Club. Co-organiser of past Newcastle Musical and Military Tattoo. Involved in Surf Life Saving Association of Australia and member of Redhead and Dixon Park Surf Life Saving Club. Patron of many sporting, community and Parents & Citizens organisations. Active in New South Wales Pipe Band Association. Active Newcastle Hunter Combined High Schools Band "Koalas". Past President of Northern New South Wales Soccer Federation. Former Deputy Chair of Johnny Warren Soccer Foundation. Life member of numerous organisations.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Police officer, licensed plumber, gasfitter and drainer, and estimator experienced in gas industry. Whilst in the Police Force served in capacities such as general duties, vice squad and special traffic duties. Educated Merewether Public School; Broadmeadow High School; Newcastle Technical College and the New South Wales Police Academy. Presently manages Richard Face and Associates and undertakes advisory services in a wide range of areas. Honorary adviser to a multitude of organisations sporting, social and community based. Policy interests include police and emergency services, hospitality industry and transport. Recreational interests include reading, bowls and snow skiing.
Australian Centenary of Federation Medal.
Son of Jack Gunther Face and Ida Isabella Parmenter. Married (1) Anita Kryczko on 26 November 1977 and had issue, 1 son and 1 daughter. Partner, Gaye Pear Bryden since 2002, no issue.