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Former Member Details

Mr Robert James Murray OAKESHOTT (1969 - )

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Date of Birth: 14/12/1969
Place of Birth: Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death:
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Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 30 Nov 1996 13 Aug 2008 11 years 8 months 15 days
Member for Port Macquarie 30 Nov 1996 13 Aug 2008 11 years 8 months 15 days
Shadow Minister for Fisheries and Ports 01 Apr 1999 09 Mar 2002 2 years 11 months 9 days
Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation 01 Apr 1999 09 Mar 2002 2 years 11 months 9 days
Member, Regulation Review Committee 03 Jun 1998 05 Mar 1999 9 months 3 days
Member, Public Bodies Review Committee 08 May 2003 02 Mar 2007 3 years 9 months 23 days
Member, Public Accounts Committee (PAC) 21 Jun 2007 13 Aug 2008 1 year 1 month 24 days
Member, Standing Committee on Natural Resource Management (Climate Change) 28 Jun 2007 13 Aug 2008 1 year 1 month 17 days
Political Party Activity
National Party; then Independent from 9 March 2002.
Community Activity
Committee member and patrolling volunteer at Port Macquarie Surf Life Saving Club. Player, Patron of Port Macquarie Rugby Union Club, Member of Wingham Golf Club, Honorary Member of Port Macquarie West Rotary Club, Patron of Coopernook P&C Association.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons) with Honours in Government, University of Sydney 1992. Administrative Officer at the Road Transport Forum; Senior Officer for the Member for Lyne, Mark Vaile; Development Officer - Federal Coalition Government. Interest include rugby union, surf life saving, cricket, touch football, squash, tennis and horse riding.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Member of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia. Member of the House of Representatives for Lyne from 6 September 2008.
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Dr. Rob Oakshott of Lismore. Born 14 December 1969.
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