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The Hon. Mark Raymond SPEAKMAN, SC MP

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Member of the Legislative Assembly
Member for Cronulla
Attorney General
Member of the Liberal Party
Contact Details
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Cronulla Electorate Office
A The Hon. Mark Speakman SC, MP
Suite 203
30 Kingsway
CRONULLA NSW 2230
P (02) 9527 1477
F (02) 9527 4180
E cronulla@parliament.nsw.gov.au
W http://www.markspeakman.com.au
Ministerial Office
A The Hon. Mark Speakman SC, MP
52 Martin Place
SYDNEY NSW 2000
Postal The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP
GPO Box 5341
SYDNEY NSW 2001
P (02) 8574 6390
F (02) 9339 5562
E Contact the Attorney General

Parliamentary Activity
Current Positions
Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 26 Mar 2011
Member for Cronulla 26 Mar 2011
Attorney General 30 Jan 2017
Prior Positions
Position Start End Period Notes
Assistant Minister for Planning 02 Apr 2015 23 Jan 2017 1 year 9 months 22 days
Minister for Heritage 02 Apr 2015 23 Jan 2017 1 year 9 months 22 days
Minister for the Environment 02 Apr 2015 23 Jan 2017 1 year 9 months 22 days
Parliamentary Secretary for Treasury 06 May 2014 28 Mar 2015 10 months 23 days
Parliamentary Secretary for Tertiary Education and Skills 02 Sep 2013 17 Apr 2014 7 months 16 days
Chair, Committee on the Independent Commission Against Corruption 23 Jun 2011 02 Sep 2013 2 years 2 months 11 days Appointed to the Committee on 22 June 2011 and elected Chair on 23 June 2011. Ceased to be a member of the Committee upon appointment as Parliamentary Secretary (in accordance with section 66 of the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988).
Deputy Chair, Joint Select Committee on the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme 02 May 2012 13 Jun 2012 1 month 12 days Appointed as a member of the committee and elected Deputy Chair on the same day.
About the Cronulla Electorate
Inner Metropolitan. Residential suburban and industrial. Located Sydney, outer southern.

Principal suburbs: Burraneer, Caringbah, Caringbah South, Cronulla, Dolans Bay, Grays Point, Greenhills Beach, Gymea, Gymea Bay, Kirrawee, Kurnell, Lilli Pilli, Miranda, Port Hacking, Taren Point, Woolooware, Yowie Bay.

Area: 65 sq km.

Population: 70,012. Enrolment: 56,659.

Biography
Political Party Activity

1978 to date Member of the Liberal Party. Previously President, Cronulla State Electorate Conference of the Liberal Party. Previously Secretary, Cook Federal Electorate Conference of the Liberal Party. Previously Chair, Constitution Standing Committee of the Liberal Party. 1983 to 2009 Member, Caringbah Branch of the Liberal Party. 2011 to date Member, Cronulla Branch of the Liberal Party. 1978 to 1988 Member, Cronulla Young Liberals.

Community Activity

Patron, Rainbow Club of Australia Inc.

Local Government Activity

Military Service

Honours Received

Personal

Qualifications, Occupations and Interests

Master of Law (LLM), University of Cambridge, 1986. Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LLB(Hons)), University of Sydney, 1982. Bachelor of Economics (BEc), University of Sydney 1980. Higher School Certificate, Caringbah high School, 1977.

September 2004 to date Senior Counsel, NSW Bar. March 1991 to date Barrister, NSW Bar. July 1988 to January 1991 Partner, Blake Dawson Waldron, Solicitors. August 1983 to September 1985 and September 1986 to June 1988 Solicitor, Dawson Waldron, Solicitors.

Additional Information

Inaugural speech, 10 May 2011: