Mr (Tony) Antoine ISSA, OAM MP
Member of the Legislative Assembly
Member for Granville
Member of the Liberal Party
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||26 Mar 2011|| |
|Member for Granville||26 Mar 2011|| |
|Member, Legislative Assembly Committee on Community Services||22 Jun 2011|| |
Mr Issa's speeches in Hansard
Mr Issa's questions published in the Question & Answer Paper
About the Granville Electorate
Innter metropolitan. Residential suburban, industrial. Located Sydney, outer western.
Principal suburbs: Chester Hill, Granville, Greystanes, Guildford, Harris Park, Holroyd, Mays Hill, Merrylands, Merrylands West, Parramatta, Sefton, South Wentworthville.
Area: 25 sq km.
Population: 79,695. Enrolment: 50,933.
For more detailed information see - http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/electoral_districts/all_districts_/granville
Political Party Activity - Branch President, Granville Merrylands Branch of the Liberal Party, 2000.
Community Activity - President, Bkerkacha Charitable Association 1989.
Treasurer, Granville Multicultural Centre 1984 to 1987.
President, Granville Multicultural Centre 1987 to 1991.
Board Member, Australian Lebanese Welfare Group 2004 to 2008.
School Repersentative, Catholic Diocesan Parramatta Regional Council 1992 (approx.).
Member, Bicentenary Committee 1988.
Member, Western Sydney Assistant Services Ranking Committee.
Board Member, Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC).
Chairman, Sister City Organisation.
Representative, Finance Complaint services Board.
Committee Member, Our Lady of Lebanon Church.
Local Government Activity - Councillor, Parramatta City Council, 1988 to 1998 (as an Independent).
Councillor, Parramatta City Council, 1998 to present (as member of the Liberal Party).
Deputy Mayor, Parramatta City Council, 2000 to 2001.
Lord Mayor, Parramatta City Council, September 2008 to September 2009.
Honours Received - Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), 1995. Order of Local Government, 2007.
Personal - Married with 4 children.
Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - Justice of the Peace.
1992 to present Self employed, Comet Building Services
1982 to 1992 Assistant Station Master, State Rail
1977 to 1982 Station Assistant, State Rail.
Interests include: community development, neighbourhood watch, numerous church and multi-cultural groups, reading, writing poetry, and family.
Inaugural speech, 11 May 2011:
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