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Former Member Details

Mr Michael Robert YABSLEY (1956 - )

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Date of Birth: 30/06/1956
Place of Birth: Lismore, 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 18 Mar 1994 9 years 11 months 23 days
Member for Bligh 24 Mar 1984 22 Feb 1988 3 years 10 months 30 days
Member for Vaucluse 06 Jun 1988 03 May 1991 2 years 10 months 28 days
Member for Vaucluse 25 May 1991 18 Mar 1994 2 years 9 months 22 days
Minister for Corrective Services 08 Jun 1988 24 Jul 1990 2 years 1 month 17 days
Minister for Corrective Services and Assistant Minister for Roads 24 Jul 1990 06 Jun 1991 10 months 14 days
Minister for State Development and Minister for Tourism 06 Jun 1991 24 Jun 1992 1 year 19 days
Parliamentary Secretary 22 Oct 1992 18 Mar 1994 1 year 4 months 25 days
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Shadow Minister for Corrective Services 1986 - 1988. Member Drug Review Committee; Police Committee; Liquor Licensing Committee. Senior positions at Branch, Conference and Committee levels.
Community Activity
Area Co-ordinator Red Shield Appeal. Member Friends of the Performing Arts; National Trust; Royal Agricultural Society; Amnesty International; Institute of Public Affairs; Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; Political Science Institute; Centre Independent Studies
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Research Assistant and Private Secretary. Educated at Marist Brothers, Lismore, St Johns College, Woodlawn, Australian National University B.A. Double major in political science. Public relations for the Livestock and Grain Producers Association. Recreational interests include jogging, architecture and entertaining.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Married Susan Clatworthy on 5 November 1983 and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son.
Additional Information
Electorate description: Metropolitan, residential suburban, some light industrial. Located Sydney, eastern. Principal suburbs: Centennial Park, Darlinghurst, Darling Point, Kings Cross, Paddington, Potts Point, Rushcutters Bay Woollahra, Woolloomooloo. Area: 10 sq km Population: 57,560 Enrolment: 33,964