Chairman, The Shooters Party: 2005 to 2007; Member of the State Committee of The Shooters Party: 1994-2004.
Branch President/State President, Australian Deer Association: 1995-1998; Life member, Drummoyne Sailing Club Inc.; Member for Life, Sporting Shooters Association (NSW); Member, Australian Hunters Intnl. Inc.; Hills Hunting & Angling Club Inc.
Associate Fellow, Australian Institute of Management (1985 to present); Ordinary Member, Institute of Engineers Australia: 1980 to present; Member (Fellow), Australian Institute of Company Directors: 1973 to present.
Certificate of Mechanical Engineering (Sydney Techical College); Certificate of Business Administration (UNE); Trade Certificate (Meadowbank TAFE).
Formerly Company Director, QVS Property Maintenance Pty Ltd: 1989-2006. Company Director, QVS Services Pty Ltd: 2001-2006. Company Director, Sondaze Pty Ltd ATF Brown Family Trust: 1997-present. State Manager NSW, James Hardie Environmental Mechanical Services: 1985-1989. Various Manager positions, Lend Lease Corporation: 1978-1985. Apprentice plant engineer, Vickers Cockatoo Docks Pty Ltd: 1966-1978.
Interests include hunting, fishing, live steam locomotive modelling and gardening.
First speech, 23 May 2006: