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The Hon. (Mick) Gordon Raymond IBBETT (1927 - 2008)

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Date of Birth: 16/10/1927
Place of Birth: Redfern, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 17/07/2008
Place of Death: New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 24 Mar 1984 01 Jul 1991 7 years 3 months 8 days A member before reconstitution. A Member of the directly elected Legislative Council. Date of Election 24 March 1984. Granted retention of title of "Honourable" for life.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). 50 years ALP membership, holding most Branch, State Electoral Council and Federal Electoral Council positions. Life member of Australian Labor Party.
Community Activity
Member of the Metropolitan Water Sewerage and Drainage Board. Foundation member of the South Sydney Community Aid (Chairman 15 years). Vice-Chairman and member of the Royal South Sydney Hospital Board.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Toolmaker. Lifelong member of Australian Metal Workers' Union. Recreational interests include vintage cars.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman of the Sydney City Council for Northcott Ward, 14 May 1960 - 13 November 1967; and for Waterloo Ward 1 January 1982 - 13 April 1984. Member of the City Planning and Improvements Committee 1962 - 1967; the Works Committee 1961 - 1967; the Health and Recreations Committee 1961, 1965; and the Building and Development Committee 1982 - 1983. Alderman of the South Sydney Municipal Council 1969 - 1974. Deputy Mayor 1969 - 1972 and 1979 - 1980.
Married Veronica Mary (date unknown)and had issue, 2 children.
Additional Information
Toolmaker, lifelong member AMWU. Interests include politics and the Union movement.