Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member of Lismore Branch for 13 years. President, secretary at all voluntary level. State and Country Conference Delegate to New South Wales Australian Labor Party conference.
Member of Far North Coast Domestic Violence Liason Committee, Northern Rivers Regional Economic Development Organsiation and Amnesty International.
Married (date unknown) and had issue, 1 son and 3 stepsons.
Lawyer (solicitor) and Schoolteacher. Educated at Northern Rivers College of Advanced Education, Lismore. (Dip.Teach.), Macquarie University (B.Leg,S). Admitted to practice in New South Wales. Interests include the development of Australia's links with our Asia-pacific neighbours. Recreational interests include reading, walking, swimming and movies.
Board of Governors NSW Law Foundation, Member of International Commission of
Jurist (Australian Section), Honorary Secretary Burma Laywers Council
(Australian Section) and Member NSW Law Society.