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The Hon. David John CLARKE, LL B (Syd) MLC

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Member of the Legislative Council
Parliamentary Secretary for Justice
Member of the Liberal Party
Term of service expires 56th Parliament (01 Mar 2019)
Contact Details
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Member of the Legislative Council
A The Hon. David Clarke, MLC
Parliament House
Macquarie Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000
P (02) 9230 2260
F (02) 9230 3501
E david.clarke@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Parliamentary Activity
Current Positions
Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 22 Mar 2003
Parliamentary Secretary for Justice 01 Feb 2017
Member, Portfolio Committee No. 4 - Legal Affairs 14 May 2015
Member, Standing Committee on Law and Justice 14 May 2015
Prior Positions
Position Start End Period Notes
Parliamentary Secretary 06 May 2014 02 Apr 2015 10 months 28 days
Parliamentary Secretary 04 May 2011 17 Apr 2014 2 years 11 months 14 days
Parliamentary Secretary 24 Apr 2015 23 Jan 2017 1 year 9 months Parliamentary Secretary for Justice
Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2 17 May 2011 06 Mar 2015 3 years 9 months 18 days
Member, Privileges Committee 07 Aug 2013 06 Mar 2015 1 year 7 months
Member, Standing Committee on Law and Justice 17 May 2011 06 Mar 2015 3 years 9 months 18 days Chair
Member, Select Committee on home schooling 04 Jun 2014 05 Dec 2014 6 months 2 days
Member, Select Committee on social, public and affordable housing 14 May 2014 08 Sep 2014 3 months 26 days
Member, Select Committee on the closure or downsizing of Corrective Services NSW facilities 12 Sep 2012 14 Jun 2013 9 months 3 days
Member, Select Committee on the partial defence of provocation 21 Jun 2012 23 Apr 2013 10 months 3 days
Member, Select Committee into the Closure of the Cronulla Fisheries Research Centre of Excellence 02 Jul 2012 23 Oct 2012 3 months 22 days
Member, Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission 26 Jun 2007 04 Mar 2011 3 years 8 months 7 days Reappointed on 26 June 2007.
Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 4 29 May 2007 04 Mar 2011 3 years 9 months 4 days
Member, Standing Committee on Law and Justice 29 May 2007 04 Mar 2011 3 years 9 months 4 days On 29 May 2007 the President informed the House that Mr Clarke had been nominated Deputy Chair of the committee.
Member, Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission 07 May 2003 02 Mar 2007 3 years 9 months 24 days
Member, Committee on the Office of the Ombudsman and the Police Integrity Commission 07 May 2003 02 Mar 2007 3 years 9 months 24 days
Member, General Purposes Standing Committee No. 4 10 Jul 2003 02 Mar 2007 3 years 7 months 21 days
Member, Standing Committee on Law and Justice 21 May 2003 02 Mar 2007 3 years 9 months 10 days Appointed Deputy Chair on 22/09/2005.
Deputy Chair, Select Committee on the Leasing of Electricity Infrastructure 06 May 2015 02 Jun 2015 28 days
About the Electorate

Biography
Political Party Activity

Held various positions at a Local Branch, State Electorate Conference, Federal Electorate Conference and State Executive level - Liberal Party of Australia (NSW Division)

Community Activity

Member of various community organisations for over three decades.

Local Government Activity

Military Service

Honours Received

Personal

Qualifications, Occupations and Interests

Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

Additional Information

First speech, 27 May 2003: