Chairman, Inverell Branch - National Party of Australia 1996 - 1999. Chairman, New England Electorate Council 1999 - current. Member of Central Executive 2000 - current
Member of Inverell Shire Council 1991, 1995 and 1999.
Soil Conservationist for the Department of Land and Water Conservation from 1971 - 1997. Agricultural Consultant for S.P.A. Nutrition Pty Ltd 1997 - 2000. Interests include golf, cricket, tennis and fishing.
First speech, 11 October 2000: