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Former Member Details

Mr Garry David MCILWAINE, LLB (1944 - )

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Date of Birth: 07/10/1944
Place of Birth: Concord West, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 07 Oct 1978 22 Feb 1988 9 years 4 months 16 days
Member for Yaralla 07 Oct 1978 28 Aug 1981 2 years 10 months 22 days
Member for Ryde 19 Sep 1981 05 Mar 1984 2 years 5 months 16 days
Member for Ryde 24 Mar 1984 22 Feb 1988 3 years 10 months 30 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined ALP in 1965. Member Caucus committees of Premier; Attorney General and Justice; Public Works and Ports; Treasurer; Planning and Environment. Held numerous Branch and State Electoral Councils positions. Former member and secretary of the Australian Labor Party Legal and Constitutional Committee.
Community Activity
Member Volunteer Fire Brigade; Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club; Western Suburbs Leagues Club (life); Ryde Returned Serviceman's Leagues Club; Apia Club; City Tattersalls Club; Eastwood District Rugby Union Club (honorary); New South Wales Leagues Club (honorary); Sydney Cricket Ground; National Trust; Baden Powell Guild (Parliament Branch); Sydney University Law Graduates Association (life); Sydney University Union Sports Union (life). Macquarie University Council. Foundation Member of New South Wales Society of Labor Lawyers. Member of the Fabian Society.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (barrister) LLB. Educated at St Ambrose, Concord West and Marist Brothers, Eastwood. Completed a part-time law course at the University of Sydney in 1969. Admitted to the New South Wales Bar in 1970. Previously senior legal officer with the State Superannuation Board. Judicial Registrar of the Federal Court of Australia 1997 - 1998, Judical Registrar in Industrial Relations. Special interests include law reform, environment, consumer affairs, public service. Recreational interests include reading, swimming and skiing.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Charles Victor and Leila Josephine McIlwaine. Married Irene Rosevear and had issue, 3 sons.
Additional Information
Electorate description: Metropolitan, residential suburban. Located Sydney, north western. Principal suburbs: Denistone, Dundas Valley Ermington, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, Ryde. Area: 18 sq km Population: 44,812 Enrolment: 30,441 Personal papers in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: Photographs in the PICMAN Database.