Mr (Wal) Wallace Telford John MURRAY (1931 - 2004)**
- Date of Birth: 11/09/1931
- Place of Birth: Inverell, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 15/07/2004
- Place of Death: Moree, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||1 May 1976||3 Mar 1995||18yr(s) 10mth(s) 3day(s)|
|Member for Barwon||1 May 1976||12 Sep 1978||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)|
45th (1976 - 1978)
|Member for Barwon||7 Oct 1978||28 Aug 1981||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)|
46th (1978 - 1981)
|Member for Barwon||19 Sep 1981||5 Mar 1984||2yr(s) 5mth(s) 16day(s)|
47th (1981 - 1984)
|Member for Barwon||24 Mar 1984||22 Feb 1988||3yr(s) 10mth(s) 30day(s)|
48th (1984 - 1988)
|Member for Barwon||19 Mar 1988||3 May 1991||3yr(s) 1mth(s) 15day(s)|
49th (1988 - 1991)
|Member for Barwon||25 May 1991||3 Mar 1995||3yr(s) 9mth(s) 7day(s)|
50th (1991 - 1995)
|Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development and Minister for Public Works||25 Mar 1988||24 Jul 1990||2yr(s) 3mth(s) 30day(s)|
|Deputy Premier, Minister for Public Works and Minister for Roads||24 Jul 1990||6 Jun 1991||10mths 14days|
|Deputy Premier, Minister for Public Works and Minister for Roads||6 Jun 1991||24 Jun 1992||1yr(s) 19day(s)|
|Deputy Premier, Minister for Public Works and Minister for Roads||24 Jun 1992||26 May 1993||11mth(s) 3day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Shadow Minister for Public Works and Roads since 1986. Former National Party spokesman on Finance and Federal Affairs 1976-1978; Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries 1978- 1984; Shadow Minister for Local Government and Roads 1984-1986. Chairman of Moree Branch and Deputy Chairman Barwon State Electoral Council since prior to election to Parliament.
Chairman Moree Pastures Protection Board; United Gywdir Valley Water Users Association; Darling Conservation Association of North West District Council of Grazier's Association. Also served as President of the Far North West Cricket Council.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Jackeroo. Educated at Scots College in Sydney. Previously worked as a jackeroo 1949 - 1952 on leaving school. Bank of New South Wales, Collarenebri 1952-1956. In 1957 took over the family property at Bengerang Garah. Farmer and Grazier 1957-1980. Recreational interests include bowling.
Local Government Activity
Councillor of Boomi Shire Council.
Son of T.S Murray. Married Daphne Enid Ellen on 5 June 1954, and had issue 2 daughters.
Local Government service: Councillor Boomi Shire Council.
Electorate description: Rural. Located mostly within Northern Plains Statistical Agricultural Area. Principal towns: Inverell, Moree, Narrabri, Walgett, Warialda, Wee Waa.
Area: 71,341 sq km Population: 58,423 Enrolment: 35,642