Includes partially or wholly the following localities and postcodes.
Localities: Appleby, Ardglen, Attunga, Banoon, Barraba, Barry, Bective, Bendemeer, Big Jacks Creek, Bithramere, Blackville, Blue Vale, Boggabri, Borah Creek, Borambil, Bowling Alley Point, Braefield, Breeza, Bundarra, Bundella, Calala, Caroona, Carroll, Cattle Creek, Chilcotts Creek, Colly Blue, Coomoo Coomoo, Crawney, Curlewis, Currabubula, Daruka, Duncans Creek, Dungowan, Duri, East Tamworth, Emerald Hill, Garoo, Garthowen, Ghoolendaadi, Gidley, Goolhi, Goonoo Goonoo, Gowrie, Gunnedah, Halls Creek, Hallsville, Hanging Rock, Hillvue, Ironbark, Keepit, Kelvin, Kentucky, Kingswood, Klori, Kootingal, Limbri, Lindesay, Little Jacks Creek, Longarm, Loomberah, Macdonalds Creek, Manilla, Marys Mount, Mayvale, Milroy, Moonbi, Moore Creek, Mulla Creek, Mullaley, Namoi River, Nemingha, New Mexico, Niangala, North Tamworth, Nundle, Ogunbil, Orange Grove, Oxley Vale, Parraweena, Piallamore, Piallaway, Pine Ridge, Premer, Quipolly, Quirindi, Rangari, Red Hill, Retreat, Rushes Creek, Somerton, South Tamworth, Spring Ridge, Tambar Springs, Taminda, Tamworth, Thirldene, Timbumburi, Tintinhull, Upper Manilla, Wallabadah, Wallamore, Warrah, Warrah Creek, Warrah Ridge, Warral, Watsons Creek, Weabonga, Wean, Werris Creek, West Tamworth, Westdale, Willala, Willow Tree, Windy, Winton, Wongo Creek, Woodsreef, Woolbrook, Woolomin, Yannergee, Yarraman.
Postcodes: 2338, 2339, 2340, 2341, 2342, 2343, 2344, 2345, 2346, 2347, 2352, 2353, 2354, 2355, 2359, 2379, 2380, 2381, 2382
Area: 19974.2 square kilometres
June 2006 Member/Delegate, Central Council of The Nationals.
June 2006 to June 2009 Member/Delegate, Central Executive of The Nationals.
June 2005 Chair/Member, Tamworth Branch of The Nationals.
Life Member, Northern Inland Academy of Sport.
Committee Member, Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service Tamworth.
Committee Member, Ronald McDonald House Tamworth, 2009.
Director, St Nicholas School Board.
August 1981 to August 1987 Member, Royal Australian Air Force.
1987 to 2004 Broadcaster/Journalist, Various Media Networks.
2004 to 2006 Manager of Communications, New England Area Health Service/Hunter New England Area Health Service.
2006 to 2011 Director, Media Agency.
Interests include - assisting community organisations, Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI), Salvation Army, community groups and local events, assisting with projects and planning, and Rotary/Lions Clubs.
Inaugural speech, 12 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.