Includes partially or wholly the following localities and postcodes.
Localities: Aberfoyle, Abington, Arding, Armidale, Ashford, Ashley, Atholwood, Auburn Vale, Back Creek, Backwater, Bakers Creek, Balala, Bald Blair, Bald Nob, Baldersleigh, Balfours Peak, Bangheet, Barraba, Bassendean, Bellata, Ben Lomond, Bendemeer, Berrigal, Bingara, Biniguy, Black Mountain, Blue Nobby, Boggabilla, Bonshaw, Boomi, Boonal, Boorolong, Briarbrook, Brockley, Brodies Plains, Brushy Creek, Bukkulla, Bullarah, Bundarra, Camerons Creek, Camp Creek, Capoompeta, Carrai, Castle Doyle, Cherry Tree Hill, Cobbadah, Collarenebri, Coolatai, Copeton, Crooble, Croppa Creek, Dangarsleigh, Deepwater, Delungra, Diehard, Dinoga, Donald Creek, Dumaresq, Dundee, Duval, Ebor, Elcombe, Elsmore, Emmaville, Enmore, Falconer, Furracabad, Garah, Georges Creek, Gilgai, Gineroi, Glen Elgin, Glen Innes, Glencoe, Gostwyck, Gragin, Graman, Gravesend, Green Hills, Gulf Creek, Gum Flat, Gundamulda, Gurley, Guy Fawkes, Guyra, Hillgrove, Howell, Ingalba, Inverell, Invergowrie, Jeogla, Keera, Kellys Plains, Kentucky, Kentucky South, Kings Plains, Kingsgate, Kingsland, Kingstown, Kookabookra, Lambs Valley, Limestone, Little Plain, Llangothlin, Long Plain, Lower Creek, Lyndhurst, Mallowa, Matheson, Maybole, Metz, Mihi, Millie, Moggs Swamp, Moree, Mount Mitchell, Mount Russell, Mungindi, Myall Creek, New Valley, Newstead, Newton Boyd, Niangala, North Star, Nowendoc, Nullamanna, Oakwood, Oban, Old Mill, Pallal, Pallamallawa, Paradise, Pindaroi, Pinkett, Puddledock, Rangers Valley, Red Range, Reddestone, Rob Roy, Rocky Creek, Rocky River, Rowena, Salisbury Plains, Sapphire, Saumarez, Saumarez Ponds, Shannon Vale, South Guyra, Spring Mountain, Stanborough, Stannifer, Stannum, Stonehenge, Swan Vale, Swanbrook, Tenterden, Terry Hie Hie, Texas, Thalgarrah, The Gulf, Tilbuster, Tingha, Torrington, Torryburn, Tubbamurra, Tulloona, Twin Rivers, Upper Bingara, Upper Horton, Uralla, Walcha, Walcha Road, Wallangra, Wandera, Wandsworth, Wards Mistake, Warialda, Warialda Rail, Weemelah, Wellingrove, Wellington Vale, Whitlow, Wollomombi, Wollun, Wongwibinda, Woodstock, Woolbrook, Yallaroi, Yarrowford, Yarrowitch, Yarrowyck, Yellow Dam, Yetman.
Postcodes: 2347, 2350, 2351, 2354, 2358, 2359, 2360, 2361, 2365, 2369, 2370, 2371, 2387, 2390, 2397, 2398, 2399, 2400, 2401, 2402, 2403, 2404, 2405, 2406, 2408, 2409, 2410, 2411, 2440, 2453, 2833, 4385
Area: 59412.46 square kilometres
Secretary, Armidale Branch of The Nationals.
Chairman, Northern Inland Academy of Sport (NIAS).
Chairman,NSW Country Mayors Association 2010 - 2012.
Senior Vice President, Shires Association of NSW 2010 - 2012.
Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD).
Life Member, Gunnedah Jockey Club.
Honourary Member, Rotary Club of Gunnedah.
Member, Gunnedah Lions Club 2007 - 2012.
Member, Armidale Dumaresq Lions Club 2012 - present.
Member, Country Cricket NSW Umpire Panel 2007 - 2012.
Director, Gunnedah Services and Bowling Club 2006 - 2011.
March 2004 - 2007 Councillor, Gunnedah Shire Council.
2007 - 2008 Deputy Mayor, Gunnedah Shire Council.
2008 - September 2012 Mayor, Gunnedah Shire Council.
Gunnedah South Public School, 1996.
Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School, 2002.
Interests include: Cricket, tennis, golf and reading.
Inaugural speech, 19 June 2013:
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.