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The Hon. (Ernie) Ernest Thomas PAGE, B.Eng., B.Comm. (1935 - 2018)

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Date of Birth: 18/02/1935
Place of Birth: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 20/05/2018
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Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 19 Sep 1981 28 Feb 2003 21 years 5 months 10 days Maiden speech delivered on 4 November 1981
Member for Waverley 19 Sep 1981 05 Mar 1984 2 years 5 months 16 days
Member for Waverley 24 Mar 1984 22 Feb 1988 3 years 10 months 30 days
Member for Waverley 19 Mar 1988 03 May 1991 3 years 1 month 15 days
Member for Coogee 25 May 1991 03 Mar 1995 3 years 9 months 7 days
Member for Coogee 25 Mar 1995 05 Mar 1999 3 years 11 months 9 days
Member for Coogee 27 Mar 1999 28 Feb 2003 3 years 11 months 2 days
Minister for Local Government 04 Apr 1995 01 Dec 1997 2 years 7 months 28 days
Minister for Local Government 01 Dec 1997 08 Apr 1999 1 year 4 months 9 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Held a wide variety of positions at Branch, State Electoral Council and Federal Electoral Council level. Life Member of New South Wales Branch of Australian Labor Party
Community Activity
Various community activity integrated with representative duties. Member Municipal Employees' Union; Association of Professional Engineers. Life member of Municipal Employees Union (now part of the Australian Services Union).
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Engineer. Employed as a professional engineer in the electricity supply industry. Educated at St Joseph's College, Hunters Hill. B.Eng., B.Comm. (University of New South Wales).
Military Service
Conscript 1954-1955.
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman Waverley Municipal Council 1962-1987 (including periods totalling 9 years as Mayor).
Personal
Son of Henry Joseph and Margaret Page. Married (1) Marianne Welsh in 1957 and had issue, 3 daughters and 2 sons. Divorced 1994. Married (2) Barbara Weston on 18 June 1994.
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