Convenor, The Greens Central West, 2/2008-4/2011. Councillor, Orange City Council, 3/2004 to current. Previous Parliamentary seats contested: Parliament of Australia, Senate, 2004; House of Representatives seat of Calare, 2010. Parliament of New South Wales, Legislative Assembly seat of Orange, 2003.
Member, Environmentally Concerned Citizens of Orange (ECCO), 2008. Member, Ecological Agriculture Association of Australia (EAAA), 2011.
I am married with two school aged boys. I enjoy gardening, bushwalking, and reading history, philosophy and politics.
Stonemason, McMurtie & Co. Stonemasons, 1/1998-4/2011.
Advanced Diploma, Land Management & Ecological Agriculture, Sydney University, 2006.
Inaugural speech, 11 May 2011: