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Former Member Details

Mr Peter Thomson CRAWFORD (1949 - )

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Date of Birth: 01/07/1949
Place of Birth: Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 24 Mar 1984 22 Feb 1988 3 years 10 months 30 days
Member for Balmain 24 Mar 1984 22 Feb 1988 3 years 10 months 30 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Office bearer Balmain, Leichhardt, Rozelle East Branches. Held many voluntary Australian Labor Party positions between 1970 - 1985, including President of Hornsby, Balmain and Rozelle East branches. President of Young Labor in 1974.
Community Activity
Member Balmain Leagues Club.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Schoolteacher. Educated at Burwood Public School, Fort Street Boys' High School and the University of Sydney. BA, DipEd (Syd). Previously worked as legal officer 1973-1975; research officer for former Deputy Premier Jack Ferguson 1976-1980; newspaper publisher 1980-1983; high school teacher 1983. Recreational interests include bushwalking and reading history.
Military Service
Consortium Armed Forces 1968-70 (22 Squadron).
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman for Balmain Ward, Leichhardt Council 1980 - 1984
Additional Information
Local Government service: Alderman Leichhardt Municipal Council 1980-84 (Balmain Ward). Electorate description: Metropolitan, residential suburban and industrial. Located Sydney, western. Principal suburbs: Balmain, Birchgrove, Leichhardt, Lilyfield, Petersham North, Rozelle. Area: 15.2 sq km Population: 47,446 Enrolment: 31,368