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Mr Justin Robert FIELD, MLC

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Member of the Legislative Council
Term of service expires 57th Parliament (03 Mar 2023)
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Member of the Legislative Council
A Mr Justin Field, MLC
Parliament House
Macquarie Street
P (02) 9230 3335
F (02) 9230 3322

Parliamentary Activity
Current Positions
Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 24 Aug 2016 Elected for the balance of term of service of Dr John Kaye.
Member, Selection of Bills Committee 28 May 2019
Chair, Select Committee on the Proposal to Raise the Warragamba Dam Wall 23 Jul 2019
Member, Select Committee on the Proposal to Raise the Warragamba Dam Wall 20 Jun 2019
Substitute Member, Portfolio Committee No. 4 - Industry 03 Oct 2019 The implementation of the recommendations contained in the NSW Chief Scientist's Independent Review of Coal Seam Gas Activities in New South Wales
Prior Positions
Position Start End Period Notes
Member, Portfolio Committee No. 1 - Premier and Finance 22 Sep 2016 01 Mar 2019 2 years 5 months 8 days
Member, Portfolio Committee No. 3 - Education 15 Nov 2016 01 Mar 2019 2 years 3 months 15 days
Member, Select Committee on the State Senate Bill 2015 06 Dec 2017 04 Jul 2018 6 months 29 days
Member, Public Accountability Committee 16 Mar 2018 01 Mar 2019 11 months 14 days
Substitute Member, Public Works Committee 10 Apr 2018 27 Sep 2018 5 months 18 days Sydney stadiums strategy
Substitute Member, Public Works Committee 15 Aug 2018 27 Sep 2018 1 month 13 days Sydney stadiums strategy
About the Electorate

Political Party Activity

Justin served as policy advisor to NSW Greens MPs, John Kaye MLC, Cate Faehrmann MLC, Jeremy Buckingham MLC and Tamara Smith MP.

Community Activity

Prior to entering the Parliament, Justin worked for a number of environmental NGOs. His work in environmental campaigning was focused on the impact of coal seam gas and coal mining on local communities and the environment and he was instrumental in the establishment and early strategy of the Lock the Gate movement.

Local Government Activity

Military Service

Justin served as an officer in the Australian Army (Australian Intelligence Corps) between 2000 and 2007, attaining the rank of Captain. He graduated from Duntroon in June 2001 and served in the Pilbara Regiment, 4th Intelligence Company and the Joint Ope

Honours Received


Justin is married to Melissa and they have a son Banjo.

Qualifications, Occupations and Interests

Justin holds a Bachelor of Arts from from Deakin University and majored in International Relations. His areas of interest are the marine environment, adapting to the impacts of climate change and building resilient communities. Justin’s hobbies include surfing, gardening, cooking and yoga.

Additional Information

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