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Ms Liesl Dorothy TESCH, AM, BSc MP

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This seat is currently vacant.
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Member of the Legislative Assembly
Member for Gosford
Member of the Australian Labor Party
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Parliamentary Activity
Current Positions
Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 08 Apr 2017
Member for Gosford 08 Apr 2017
About the Gosford Electorate
Provincial. Residential and semi-rural. Located within the Central Coast region.

Includes the suburbs and towns of: Bar Point, Blackwall, Booker Bay, Calga, Central Mangrove, Cheero Point, Cogra Bay, East Gosford, Ettalong Beach, Glenworth Valley, Gosford, Greengrove, Gunderman, Horsfield Bay, Kariong, Koolewong, Kulnura, Little Wobby, Lower Mangrove, Mangrove Creek, Mangrove Mountain, Marlow, Mooney Mooney, Mooney Mooney Creek, Mount White, Narara, Niagara Park, North Gosford, Patonga, Pearl Beach, Peats Ridge, Phegans Bay, Point Clare, Point Frederick, Somersby, Spencer, Springfield, Tascott, Umina Beach, Wendoree Park, West Gosford, Wondabyne, Woy Woy, Woy Woy Bay.

Area: 867.15 sq km.

Population: 71,112. Enrolment: 55,829.

Biography
Political Party Activity - 2013 to present Member, Umina-Ettalong Branch of the Australian Labor Party.
Community Activity - Co-Founder and Director, Sport Matters 2011 to 2017. Ambassador, Sport Matters, 2013 to 2017. Ambassador, Sailability NSW, 2014 to present. Ambassador, Fairhaven Services, 2015 to present. Ambassador, The Primary Club of Australia, 2015 to present. Ambassador, Waterline Challenge, 2016 to present.
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Honours Received - Member of the Order of Australia (AM), 26 January 2014. Sir Roden Cutler Award, 2014. Member, Basketball NSW Hall of Fame, Basketball NSW, 2015. Member, Basketball Hall of Fame, Basketball Australia, 2016. President's Award, Sailing Australia, 2016.
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Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - Bachelor of Science (BSc), University of Newcastle, 1990. Diploma in Education, University of Newcastle, 1991.

1992 to 2017 NSW Department of Education. 1990 to 2008 Member, Australian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team (Sydney 2000 Silver, Athens 2004 Silver, Beijing 2008 Bronze). Member, Australian Paralympic Sailing Team (London 2012 Gold, Rio 2016 Silver).

Interests include - Sailing, wheelchair basketball, kayaking, gardening, cycling, travelling, #ProudParalympian.
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