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Former Member Details

The Hon. (Ken) Kenneth Warren REED (1944 - )

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Date of Birth: 22/07/1944
Place of Birth: Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
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Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 27 Oct 1981 03 May 1991 9 years 6 months 7 days A Member of the directly elected Legislative Council. Date of Election 19 september 1981. Granted retention of title of "Honourable" for life.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member of Caucus Committees on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Forests; Local Government; Natural Resources; Planning and Environment and Heritage.
Community Activity
Chairman D.M. Hospital; Wauchope Technical and Further Education Committee of Management. Patron Beechwood Parents & Citizens Association; Wauchope High School; Kendall High School; Mid North Coast Swimming Association; Hasting Branch Challenge Foundation. President Wauchope Apex Club. Committee member and delegate Hastings Valley Health and Welfare Council. Foundation committee member Timbertown-Wauchope (major tourist attraction).
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Qualified H & M compositor. Worker in journalism, photography and advertising for Hasting Gazette. Owner/manager beef cattle property. Commenced Braford Stud breeding programme in 1984. Interested in scouting, outdoor activities, in particular bushwalking and camping; forest management; planning; rural pursuits, farming and animal husbandry. Studied farm management and economics.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman of Hastings Municipal Council
Married Shirley Theresa and had issue, 3 daughters.
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