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Former Member Details

The Hon. John Joseph DELLA BOSCA, BA (1956 - )

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Date of Birth: 18/07/1956
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Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 27 Mar 1999 30 Jul 2010 11 years 4 months 4 days
Member for Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council 30 Mar 2007 01 Sep 2009 2 years 5 months 3 days Re-elected 7 September 2008.
Minister Assisting the Premier for the Central Coast 31 Mar 2000 02 Apr 2003 3 years 3 days
Minister Assisting the Premier on Public Sector Management 31 Mar 2000 02 Apr 2003 3 years 3 days
Minister for the Central Coast 02 Apr 2003 01 Feb 2005 1 year 10 months
Assistant Treasurer 08 Apr 1999 17 Feb 2006 6 years 10 months 10 days
Special Minister of State 08 Apr 1999 17 Feb 2006 6 years 10 months 10 days
Minister for Ageing 21 Jan 2005 02 Apr 2007 2 years 2 months 13 days
Minister for Commerce 02 Apr 2003 02 Apr 2007 4 years 1 day
Minister for Commerce 02 Apr 2004 02 Apr 2007 3 years 1 day
Minister for Disability Services 21 Jan 2005 02 Apr 2007 2 years 2 months 13 days
Minister for Finance 17 Feb 2006 02 Apr 2007 1 year 1 month 17 days
Minister Assisting the Minister for Finance 02 Apr 2007 01 Sep 2009 2 years 5 months
Minister for Education and Training 02 Apr 2007 01 Sep 2009 2 years 5 months
Minister for Health 08 Sep 2008 01 Sep 2009 11 months 25 days
Minister for Industrial Relations 28 Jun 2000 01 Sep 2009 9 years 2 months 5 days
Minister for the Central Coast 08 Sep 2008 01 Sep 2009 11 months 25 days
Minister for the Central Coast 02 Apr 2007 01 Sep 2009 2 years 5 months
Vice President, Executive Council 08 Sep 2008 01 Sep 2009 11 months 25 days
Leader of the Government 01 Feb 2005 02 Mar 2007 2 years 1 month 2 days
Vice-President, Executive Council 21 Jan 2005 02 Apr 2007 2 years 2 months 13 days
Member, Procedure Committee 08 May 2003 30 Jul 2010 7 years 2 months 23 days Reappointed to the committee on 10 May 2007.
Political Party Activity
Joined ALP in January 1973. Australian Labor Party (NSW Branch) - held every position at branch and Electorate Council level. National Secretariat - Member of National Executive; National International Committee & National Finance Committee.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Bachelor of Arts University of NSW. Research Assistant to Senator Kerry Sibraa 1976 - 1979. Australian Transport Officers' Federation: National Research Officer 1979 - 81 and State Organiser 1981 -1983. Australian Labor Party (NSW Branch): State Organiser 1983 -1985; Assistant Secretary 1985 -1990; General Secretary 1990 - 1999.

Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Married to Belinda. Two sons.
Additional Information
First speech, 12 May 1999:

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