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Former Member Details

Mr Michael Stephen PHOTIOS (1960 - )

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Date of Birth: 26/09/1960
Place of Birth: Sydney, 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 Mar 1988 05 Mar 1999 10 years 11 months 15 days
Member for Ryde 19 Mar 1988 03 May 1991 3 years 1 month 15 days
Member for Ermington 25 May 1991 03 Mar 1995 3 years 9 months 7 days
Member for Ermington 25 Mar 1995 05 Mar 1999 3 years 11 months 9 days
Minister for Multicultural and Ethic Affairs and Minister Assisting the Minister for Justice 26 May 1993 04 Apr 1995 1 year 10 months 10 days
Parliamentary Secretary 03 Jul 1992 26 May 1993 10 months 24 days
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Member of Government Members' committees on the Arts, Environment, Sport, Recreation and Racing. Joined Liberal Party of Australia, (New South Wales Division) in November 1975. Held various positions at Branch and State Electoral Council level. State Vice President of the Young Liberals 1980-1981. State President of the Young Liberal Movement 1982-1984. Liberal Party State Executive 1982 to present. Member of the Board of the Mellenium Forum 2003 to present.
Community Activity
Trustee of Ethnic Communities Council of New South Wales. Member of Ryde/Eastwood Leagues Club; Wallumetta Ryde Businessmen's Club; Brush Park Bowling Club; Ryde Lions Club; The Wilderness Society; Amnesty International; Baden-Powell Guild (Parliamentary Branch). Honorary Member of New South Wales Leagues Club; Patron of Ryde/Parramatta Golf Club; Ryde Amateur Swimming Club; Macquarie Amateur Swimming Club; Ermington United Sports and Recreation Club; Ryde-Eastwood Branch of the Justices Association; 1st Denistone Scout Group; Marsden High School.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Senior Manager. Educated at Beecroft Primary School and The Kings School, Parramatta 1972 - 1978. Senior Manager with Photios Bros Pty Ltd. Previously a national sales manager with a wholesale and importing firm. Recreational interests include tennis, skiing, reading and bushwalking.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Henry Basil Photios and Helen Marjorie Photios. Married (1) Janice on 23 April 1994 and had issue 2 children. Divorced. Married (2) Mela Purdie and had issue 1 son.
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