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Former Member Details

Mr Ross Buchanan FREEMAN, Dip Law (1947 - )

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Date of Birth: 25/02/1947
Place of Birth: Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia
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Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 17 Nov 1973 23 May 1974 6 months 7 days
Member for Coogee 17 Nov 1973 23 May 1974 6 months 7 days
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Became a volunteer for Liberal Party for Sir Robert Askin in 1965. Joined party in 1967. Vice president of Coogee State Electoral Conference 1972 until 1975. Vice president of Randwick Young Liberals 1968 until 1971; President from 1971 until 1974. Vice president of Gordon State Conference Liberal Party 1975 until 1980. President of Balmoral Branch of the Liberal Party from 1984 to present.
Community Activity
Patron of numerous voluntary organisations. Patron of Coogee, Clovelly and Bronte Surf Club 1973 until 1974. Patron of numerous Parents and Citizens Associations in electorate. Vice-president of 'Meals on Wheels'. Honorary legal adviser of Randwick Historical Society.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (barrister). Educated at Daceyville Primary School and Maroubra Bay High School to leaving certificate level with Honours in Modern History. Clerk in Petty Sessions and clerk in Supreme Court, Attorney General's Department. Studied law part time, Barristers Admission Board law Extension Committee Examinations. (DipLaw) Associate to His Honour Judge Muir (QC). Admitted to Bar in 1971.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Arthur and Wilhelmina Freeman. Unmarried.
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