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The Hon. John George AJAKA, MLC

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Member of the Legislative Council
President of the Legislative Council of NSW
Member of the Liberal Party
Term of service expires 57th Parliament (03 Mar 2023)
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Member of the Legislative Council
A The Hon. John Ajaka, MLC
Parliament House
Macquarie Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000
P (02) 9230 2300
F (02) 9230 3077
E john.ajaka@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Parliamentary Activity
Current Positions
Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 24 Mar 2017
President of the Legislative Council of NSW 21 Feb 2017
Chair, Procedure Committee 12 May 2015
Member, Procedure Committee 12 May 2015
Prior Positions
Position Start End Period Notes
Minister for Ageing 02 Apr 2015 23 Jan 2017 1 year 9 months 22 days
Minister for Disability Services 02 Apr 2015 23 Jan 2017 1 year 9 months 22 days
Minister for Multiculturalism 02 Apr 2015 23 Jan 2017 1 year 9 months 22 days
Minister for Ageing 23 Apr 2014 02 Apr 2015 11 months 11 days
Minister for Disability Services 23 Apr 2014 02 Apr 2015 11 months 11 days
Minister for the Illawarra 23 Apr 2014 02 Apr 2015 11 months 11 days
Minister for Ageing 02 Aug 2013 17 Apr 2014 8 months 16 days
Minister for Disability Services 02 Aug 2013 17 Apr 2014 8 months 16 days
Minister for the Illawarra 02 Aug 2013 17 Apr 2014 8 months 16 days
Parliamentary Secretary 04 May 2011 02 Aug 2013 2 years 2 months 30 days
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council 05 May 2015 30 Jan 2017 1 year 8 months 26 days
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council 06 May 2014 06 Mar 2015 10 months 1 day
Member, Procedure Committee 06 May 2014 06 Mar 2015 10 months 1 day
Member, Privileges Committee 17 May 2011 07 Aug 2013 2 years 2 months 22 days
Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 3 17 May 2011 06 Aug 2013 2 years 2 months 21 days Chair
Member, Select Committee into the Closure of the Cronulla Fisheries Research Centre of Excellence 28 Jun 2012 02 Jul 2012 5 days
Member, Committee on Children and Young People 03 Jun 2009 04 Mar 2011 1 year 9 months 2 days
Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 3 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
Member, Select Committee on the NSW Taxi Industry 11 Nov 2009 01 Jun 2010 6 months 22 days Chair
About the Electorate

Biography
Political Party Activity

President of the Liberal Party, Miranda Kingsway, Business Branch for past three years.

Community Activity

Member of Rotary Club Bexley 1982-83. Vice President of the Lions Club Sydney Lebanon approx. 1987. Director of the Sydney Lebanon Chamber of Commerce approx. 1992-93.

Local Government Activity

Military Service

Member of Army School Cadets and Army Reserve.

Honours Received

Personal

Qualifications, Occupations and Interests

Sole Practitioner of Law; Achieved a Diploma of Law from the Solicitors Admission Board and Practising Certificate NSW Law Society. Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors; NSW Supreme Court; and High Court of Australia. Recreations include boxing and Rugby League. Has a special interest in reading and movies.

Additional Information

First Speech, 29 May 2007: