Life Member, Young Liberal Movement of Australia (NSW Division); Life Member, Sydney University Liberal Club; Chairman of Convention Committee, 1993 - 94; Young Liberal State President, 1988 - 90; Member, State Executive, NSW Division, 1988 - 1990, 1994 - 2000
Member, Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government History Project Committee 2002-06; Board Member, NSW State Records Authority 2006-present; Committee member, Australasian Study of Parliament Group (NSW Branch)
Bachelor of Economics (Hons) Sydney University 1985. Tutor (p/time) St Pauls College, University of Sydney 1987. Electorate Assistant to the Member for Miranda 1987 - 1988. Ministerial Advisor, various Ministers, State Government of NSW 1988 - 1990, 1991 - 1995. Assistant Campaign Director Liberal Party of Australia (NSW Division) 1990 - 1991. Public Affairs Consultant 1995 - 1999.
Mr Harwin contributed two chapters to the book Social Justice: Fraud or Fair
Go? edited by Dr Marlene Goldsmith. He also contributed "1971 State General
Election" to The People's Choice (Volume III), edited by Hogan and Clune, "Sir
Joseph Carruthers" to The Premiers of NSW (Volume II), edited by Clune and
Turner, and "Women in the NSW Coalition Parties" (with Jenny Gardiner MLC) to
No Fit Place for Women, edited by Brennan and Chappel.
Special interests include Political History, Psephology, Film and Rugby League.
First speech, 26 May 1999: