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Mrs Leslie Gladys WILLIAMS, BNurs, DipTeach MP

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Member of the Legislative Assembly
Member for Port Macquarie
Parliamentary Secretary for Regional and Rural Health
Member of The Nationals
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Port Macquarie Electorate Office
A Mrs Leslie Williams, MP
Suite 6
27 Grant Street
PORT MACQUARIE NSW 2444
P (02) 6584 0977
F (02) 6584 0978
E portmacquarie@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Parliamentary Activity
Current Positions
Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 26 Mar 2011
Member for Port Macquarie 26 Mar 2011
Parliamentary Secretary for Regional and Rural Health 01 Feb 2017
Prior Positions
Position Start End Period Notes
Assistant Minister for Education 02 Apr 2015 23 Jan 2017 1 year 9 months 22 days
Minister for Aboriginal Affairs 02 Apr 2015 23 Jan 2017 1 year 9 months 22 days
Minister for Early Childhood Education 02 Apr 2015 23 Jan 2017 1 year 9 months 22 days
Parliamentary Secretary for Renewable Energy 06 May 2014 28 Mar 2015 10 months 23 days
Member, Joint Standing Committee on the Office of the Valuer-General 22 Jun 2011 14 May 2014 2 years 10 months 23 days
Chair, Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission 23 Jun 2011 06 May 2014 2 years 10 months 14 days Appointed to the Committee on 22 June 2011 and elected Chair on 23 June 2011. Ceased to hold membership of the Committee as appointed a Parliamentary Secretary (see section 68 of the Health Care Complaints Act 1993).
About the Port Macquarie Electorate
Rural. Located within Hastings Statistical Agricultural Subdivision.

Principal towns: Batar Creek, Black Creek, Blackmans Point, Bobs Creek, Bonny Hills, Camden Head, Comboyne, Coopernook, Coralville, Crowdy Head, Deauville, Dunbogan, Fernbank Creek, Grants Beach, Hacks Ferry, Hannam Vale, Harrington, Herons Creek, Johns River, Jolly Nose, Kendall, Kerewong, Kew, Killabakh, King Creek, Lake Cathie, Lake Innes, Lakewood, Langley Vale, Lansdowne, Lansdowne Forest, Laurieton, Limeburners Creek, Logans Crossing, Lord Howe Island, Lorne, Middle Brother, Moorland, North Haven, North Shore, Port Macquarie, Rawdon Island, Riverside, Rossglen, Sancrox, Stewarts River, Swans Crossing, Telegraph Point, The Hatch, Thrumster, Upper Lansdowne, Upsalls Creek, Waitui, West Haven.

Area: 1,459.69 sq km.

Population: 67,415. Enrolment: 56,809.

Biography
Political Party Activity

Member, State Executive of The Nationals. Delegate, Federal Womens Council of The Nationals. Chairman, Port Macquarie Electorate Council of The Nationals.

Community Activity

Member, Rotary Club of Laurieton. Member, Hastings Business Womens Network. Member, Port Macquarie Suicide Prevention Network. Member, Camden Haven Chamber of Commerce.

Local Government Activity

Military Service

Honours Received

Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary, 2010.

Personal

Qualifications, Occupations and Interests

Diploma of Teaching (DipTeach), Adelaide College of Arts and Education, 1980. Bachelor of Nursing (BNurs), Southern Cross University, 2006.

2007 to March 2011 Registered Nurse, North Coast Area Health Service. 2007 to 2008 Registered Nurse, Catholic Care for the Aged. 1995 to 1996 Small Business Owner and Licencee, Lake Cathie Licensed Post Office. 1994 to 1995 Chief Executive Officer Sudden Infant Death Association (NT). 1990 to 1994 Sales Consultant, Learners World Educational Toys. 1988 to 1989 Assistant to Accountant, Murray Neck Group of Companies (Alice Springs). 1981 to 1987 Teacher, South Australian Department of Education.

Additional Information

Inaugural speech, 26 May 2011: