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Former Member Details

Mr (Stan) Stanley Thomas NEILLY (1942 - )

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Date of Birth: 11/03/1942
Place of Birth: Abermain, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death:
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Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 21 Feb 1981 05 Mar 1999 18 years 13 days
Member for Cessnock 21 Feb 1981 28 Aug 1981 6 months 8 days
Member for Cessnock 19 Sep 1981 05 Mar 1984 2 years 5 months 16 days
Member for Cessnock 24 Mar 1984 22 Feb 1988 3 years 10 months 30 days
Member for Cessnock 25 May 1991 03 Mar 1995 3 years 9 months 7 days
Member for Cessnock 25 Mar 1995 05 Mar 1999 3 years 11 months 9 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined the party in 1959. Assistant Secretary/ Treasurer Cessnock Branch 1960-1981. Delegate to local State Electoral Council and Federal Electoral Council for varying periods.
Community Activity
Treasurer Cessnock and District Agricultural Association since 1970. Chairman Cessnock Children's Youth Services Section, Local Management Committee since 1981. Treasurer Cessnock City Council Employees' Credit Union Ltd 1965-1981. Treasurer or auditor for a number of local organisations since the 1960s and continues to hold many honorary positions.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Accountant. Educated at Cessnock High School and Cessnock Technical College. Associate of the Australian Society of Accountants. Qualified accountant since 1963. Previously local government officer 1957-1981 at Sydney City Council and Cessnock City Council. Recreational interests include working for the community and lawn bowls.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of the late George Neilly, also a Member of the Legislative Assembly. Unmarried.
Additional Information
Electorate description: Rural and semi industrial. Located within Hunter Statistical Agricultural Sub-Division. Principal centres: city of Cessnock and towns of Bellbird, Kurri Kurri, West Wallsend, Wollombi. Area: 549 sq km Population: 51,227 Enrolment: 35,098