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Former Member Details

Mr (Greg) Harold Gregory PERCIVAL, OBE (1925 - 2011)

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Date of Birth: 04/04/1925
Place of Birth: Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 09/05/2011
Place of Death: Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 12 Oct 1977 05 Nov 1978 1 year 25 days A Member of the indirectly elected Council 1934 - 1978. Date of Election 12 October 1977. Casual vacancy – elected for balance of term of service of Hon. C.J Cahill, deceased.
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 05 Feb 1986 22 Feb 1988 2 years 18 days A Member of the directly elected Legislative Council. Date of Election 24 March 1984. A member before reconstitution. Elected for balance of term of service of W.T Lange, rsigned. A Member of the directly elected Legislative Council. Date of Election 5 February 1986.
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Member of Ingleburn Branch since 1950 (President 1967-69). Federal Electoral Council Treasurer 1966-1969. State Executive 1964-1969 and 1980.
Community Activity
Member Sydney Water Board 1967-1983. Commissioner of the New South Wales Planning and Environment Commission 1974-1980. Member Australian Council for Intergovernmental Relations 1977-1978. Member Australian Constitutional Review Convention 1973-1987. President Hume Area Scout Association of Australia 1979-1987. Trustee of Ingleburn Returned Serviceman's League 1967-1987. Chairman of Macarthur County Tourist Association 1982-1987. Ingleburn Tennis Club 1948, Ingleburn Bowling Club 1974, Ingleburn Returned Serviceman's League, President of Fairmile Association (Navy) 1989 - 2005.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Company director (meat packing). Educated at Ingleburn Primary School, Parramatta Intermediate School and Taylors Coaching College. Telegraph messenger in 1941. Royal Australian navy wireless telegraphist 1942 until 1946. Retail Butcher 1947 until 1967. Horse breeder 1970 - 2005. Interests include thoroughbred horse racing and breeding, lawn bowls.
Military Service
Royal Australian Navy (RAN) 1942 - 1946 (Telegraphist). Served in anti submarine patrol boats. New Guinea - South West Pacific Islands.
Honours Received
Officer Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1976.
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman Campbelltown City Council 1956 - 1987; Mayor 1960 - 1961. Executive member of Local Government Association of New South Wales 1965-1987 (President 1974-1976). Executive member of Australian Council of Local Government Associations 1974-1986 (President 1981). Councillor Nepean River County Council 1963-1974.
Personal
Married Diana Mary Drew at St Marks, Darling Point on 2 June 1951 and had issue, 1 son and 2 daughters.
Additional Information
Secretary/ vice president of Former Members of Parliament Association 2005