Includes partially or wholly the following localities and postcodes.
Localities: Aarons Pass, Abercrombie, Abercrombie River, Arkell, Arkstone, Bald Ridge, Ballyroe, Bara, Barry, Bathampton, Bathurst, Ben Bullen, Billywillinga, Black Springs, Blackmans Flat, Blayney, Bogee, Bowenfels, Breakfast Creek, Brewongle, Brogans Creek, Browns Creek, Bruinbun, Budden, Burnt Yards, Burraga, Bylong, Caloola, Camboon, Capertee, Carcoar, Carwell, Charbon, Charlton, Chatham Valley, Clandulla, Clarence, Clear Creek, Cobar Park, Coggan, Colo, Copperhannia, Corney Town, Cow Flat, Coxs Creek, Coxs Crown, Crudine, Cudgegong, Cullen Bullen, Dabee, Dargan, Dark Corner, Doctors Gap, Dog Rocks, Duckmaloi, Dungeree, Dunkeld, Dunville Loop, Duramana, Edith, Eglinton, Errowanbang, Essington, Evans Plains, Fitzgeralds Mount, Fitzgeralds Valley, Forest Grove, Forest Reefs, Fosters Valley, Freemantle, Ganbenang, Garland, Gemalla, Georges Plains, Gilmandyke, Ginghi, Gingkin, Glanmire, Glen Alice, Glen Davis, Good Forest, Gormans Hill, Gowan, Growee, Gurnang, Hampton, Hartley, Hartley Vale, Hazelgrove, Hermitage Flat, Hill End, Hobbys Yards, Ilford, Isabella, Jaunter, Jenolan, Jeremy, Jerrong, Judds Creek, Kandos, Kanimbla, Kelgoola, Kelso, Killongbutta, Kings Plains, Kirkconnell, Laffing Waters, Lee Creek, Lidsdale, Limekilns, Lithgow, Little Hartley, Littleton, Llanarth, Locksley, Lowther, Lue, Lyndhurst, Mandurama, Marrangaroo, Mayfield, McKellars Park, Meadow Flat, Megalong Valley, Milkers Flat, Millah Murrah, Millthorpe, Mitchell, Monivae, Moorilda, Morts Estate, Mount David, Mount Lambie, Mount Marsden, Mount Olive, Mount Panorama, Mount Rankin, Mount Werong, Mozart, Murrumbo, Napoleon Reef, Neville, Newbridge, Newnes, Norway, Nullo Mountain, Oakey Park, Oberon, O'Connell, Olinda, Orton Park, Paling Yards, Palmers Oaky, Panuara, Peel, Perthville, Pinnacle Swamp, Porters Retreat, Portland, Pottery Estate, Pyangle, Raglan, Robin Hill, Rock Forest, Rockley, Rockley Mount, Round Swamp, Running Stream, Rydal, Rylstone, Sallys Flat, Sheedys Gully, Shooters Hill, Sodwalls, Sofala, South Bathurst, South Bowenfels, South Littleton, State Mine Gully, Stewarts Mount, Sunny Corner, Tallwood, Tambaroora, Tannas Mount, Tarana, The Lagoon, The Meadows, The Rocks, Triangle Flat, Trunkey Creek, Turondale, Upper Bylong, Upper Growee, Upper Nile, Upper Turon, Vale Of Clwydd, Vittoria, Walang, Wallerawang, Wambool, Wattle Flat, Watton, West Bathurst, White Rock, Wiagdon, Wimbledon, Windradyne, Wisemans Creek, Wolgan Valley, Yarras, Yetholme.
Postcodes: 2580, 2785, 2786, 2787, 2790, 2791, 2792, 2795, 2797, 2798, 2799, 2800, 2845, 2846, 2847, 2848, 2849, 2850.
Area: 16326.76 square kilometres
September 2010 to present Member, Bathurst Branch of The Nationals.
Member, Oxford - Centennials Cricket Club 1985 to 2012.
Member, Collegians Soccer Club 2002 to 2010.
September 2007 to September 2012 Mayor, Bathurst Regional Council.
March 2005 to September 2007 Deputy Mayor, Bathurst Regional Council.
September 1995 to May 2004 Councillor, Evans Shire Council.
Married with 3 children.
Diploma in Teaching (DipTeach), Mitchell College of Advanced Education, 1991.
January 1995 to April 2011, School Teacher, Assumption Primary School - Catholic Education Office, Bathurst.
January 1994 to December 1994, School Teacher, Sacred Heart School - Catholic Education Office, Orange.
February 1992 to December 1993 School Teacher, Glenroi Heights Public School - Department of Education, Orange.
Interests include - family, walking, cycling, running, sport, watching Rugby League (St George), Soccer (Manchester United), AFL (Sydney Swans), and reading.
Inaugural speech, 25 May 2011:
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.