Mr Michael John MAHER, M.A.,LL.B (1936 - 2013)**
- Date of Birth: 11/07/1936
- Date of Death: 29/09/2013
- Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||17 Nov 1973||26 Jan 1982||8yr(s) 2mth(s) 10day(s)|
|Member for Drummoyne||17 Nov 1973||2 Apr 1976||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 17day(s)|
44th (1973 - 1976)
|Member for Drummoyne||1 May 1976||12 Sep 1978||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)|
45th (1976 - 1978)
|Member for Drummoyne||7 Oct 1978||26 Jan 1982||3yrs 3mths 20days|
46th (1978 - 1981)
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined 1956. Secretary of Evans, Federal Electoral Council (FEC) 1966 - 1968, 1970.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (Solicitor). Educated at De La Salle College, Ashfield and University of Sydney (BA, LLB) . Interests include town planning, law reform.
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Member of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia. Member of the House of Representatives for Lowe 1982 - 1987.
Married Margaret on 2 October 1971 and had issue, 4 children. Roman Catholic.
Personal papers in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: Michael Maher - papers, 1940 - 1988 (MLMSS 7329); photographs in the PICMAN Database.
Ken Turner and Michael Hogan (editors), The Worldly Art of Politics, Sydney, Federation Press, 2006 (Chapter 4: "Michael Maher: A good local member", by David Clune, page 43)