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The Hon. (Ben) Benjamin Cameron FRANKLIN, MLC

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Member of the Legislative Council
Parliamentary Secretary for Energy and the Arts
Member of The Nationals
Term of service expires 57th Parliament (03 Mar 2023)
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Member of the Legislative Council
A The Hon. Ben Franklin, MLC
Parliament House
Macquarie Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000
P (02) 9230 3793
E ben.franklin@parliament.nsw.gov.au

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Current Positions
Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 08 May 2019
Parliamentary Secretary for Energy and the Arts 10 May 2019
Member, Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters 19 Jun 2019
Member, Portfolio Committee No. 1 - Premier and Finance 15 May 2019
Member, Standing Committee on Social Issues 15 May 2019
Member, Regulation Committee 15 May 2019
Member, Portfolio Committee No. 7 - Planning and Environment 15 May 2019
Member, Select Committee on the Use of Battery Cages for Hens in the Egg Production Industry 12 Jun 2019
Prior Positions
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 28 Mar 2015 01 Mar 2019 3 years 11 months 2 days
Parliamentary Secretary for Renewable Energy and Northern NSW 01 Feb 2017 23 Mar 2019 2 years 1 month 23 days
Deputy Government Whip in the Legislative Council 05 May 2015 23 Nov 2017 2 years 6 months 19 days
Member, Committee on Children and Young People 14 Sep 2016 01 Feb 2017 4 months 19 days
Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 3 14 May 2015 17 Nov 2016 1 year 6 months 4 days
Member, Select Committee on the closure of public schools in New South Wales 30 Jun 2015 22 Oct 2015 3 months 23 days
Member, Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters 02 Jun 2015 01 Mar 2019 3 years 9 months
Member, Procedure Committee 19 May 2015 06 Mar 2018 2 years 9 months 16 days
Deputy Chair, Portfolio Committee No. 1 - Premier and Finance 14 May 2015 01 Mar 2019 3 years 9 months 16 days
Member, Portfolio Committee No. 1 - Premier and Finance 14 May 2015 01 Mar 2019 3 years 9 months 16 days
Member, Select Committee on Electricity Supply, Demand and Prices in New South Wales 17 Aug 2017 22 Nov 2018 1 year 3 months 6 days
Member, Joint Select Committee on Sydney's Night Time Economy 29 May 2019 30 Sep 2019 4 months 2 days
Substitute Member, Portfolio Committee No. 4 - Industry 08 Aug 2016 28 Feb 2019 2 years 6 months 21 days Inquiry into museums and galleries
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Inaugural speech, 13 May 2015