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Former Member Details

The Hon. Michael Steven KNIGHT (1952 - )

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Date of Birth: 21/09/1952
Place of Birth: Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death:
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Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 19 Sep 1981 12 Jan 2001 19 years 3 months 25 days Maiden speech delivered on 24 November 1981
Member for Campbelltown 19 Sep 1981 05 Mar 1984 2 years 5 months 16 days
Member for Campbelltown 24 Mar 1984 22 Feb 1988 3 years 10 months 30 days
Member for Campbelltown 19 Mar 1988 03 May 1991 3 years 1 month 15 days
Member for Campbelltown 25 May 1991 03 Mar 1995 3 years 9 months 7 days
Member for Campbelltown 25 Mar 1995 05 Mar 1999 3 years 11 months 9 days
Member for Campbelltown 27 Mar 1999 12 Jan 2001 1 year 9 months 17 days
Minister for Public Works and Services, Minister for the Olympics and Minister for Roads 04 Apr 1995 15 Dec 1995 8 months 12 days
Minister for the Olympics and Minister for the Roads 15 Dec 1995 28 Nov 1996 11 months 14 days
Minister for the Olympics 28 Nov 1996 01 Dec 1997 1 year 4 days
Minister for the Olympics 01 Dec 1997 08 Apr 1999 1 year 4 months 9 days
Minister for the Olympics 08 Apr 1999 12 Jan 2001 1 year 9 months 5 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Probation and parole officer, research officer. Social planner and parole officer for Campbelltown Council. Educated at Doonside High School and Cranbrook School. University of Sydney BA, (Hons). President of SOCOG (Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games). Recreational interests include cooking and watching rugby league.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Ted Knight, bus company clerk, and his wife Billie. Married Anne in 1977 and had issue, 2 daughters.
Additional Information
Electorate description: Metropolitan, residential suburban and semi industrial. Located Sydney, outer southern. Principal centres: city of Campbelltown, and suburbs and towns of Airds, Appin, Bradbury Leumeah, Minto, Ruse. Area: 380 sq km Population: 94,727 Enrolment: 52,607