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The Assistant President

The Assistant President

Reverend the Hon. Fred Nile MLC
Assistant President of the Legislative Council
Reverend Nile was re-elected as Assistant President of the Legislative Council on 5 May 2015.

The role of the Assistant President
The Assistant President performs the duties of the President in the absence of both the President and Deputy President on a day the House is sitting. In doing so, the Assistant President exercises the same authority and has the same duties and powers as the President.

The Assistant President is elected by the House in a similar manner to the President and Deputy President.