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Former Member Details

Mr Edwin Alfred BRITT (1926 - 2013)

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Date of Birth: 11/11/1926
Place of Birth: Narranderra, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 06/12/2013
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 07 Oct 1978 28 Aug 1981 2 years 10 months 22 days
Member for Willoughby 07 Oct 1978 28 Aug 1981 2 years 10 months 22 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined ALP in 1956. Active as branch secretary and state executive secretary from late 1956 until election to Parliament in 1978.
Community Activity
Local Chairman of AUSCARE. After Parliament was director and honorary chairman of the Willoughby Retirement Community Association for over 14 years where he was responsible for managing the village and for arranging finance and the construction of an aged care facility for 30 residents of the retirement village and surrounding areas.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Journeyed to Sydney from the farming district of Corobimilla near Narranderra in 1942, and joined the State Public Service. Worked in technical education until 1950 when he transferred to the Lotteries Office. Settled in Willoughby in 1950. Member of Royal Institute of Public Administration, New South Wales Branch. Member of Accounting Services Group, New South Wales Public Service. Recreational interests include grade tennis player and surfing. regular lawn bowler.
Military Service
Enlisted in Royal Australian Air Force ground staff in 1944
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman of Willoughby Council, Northbridge Ward 1965 - 1968 and 1975 until 1995. Member of Committees including Parks and Gardens, Finance, General Purpose, Aged Purposes, Seniors Concert, Foreshores Building Line, Joint Consultative Committee and Bicentennial.
Married Mary Hayes on 14 August 1976, and had no issue.
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