The Hon. Helen WESTWOOD, AM MLC
Member of the Legislative Council
Temporary Chair of Committees
Member of the Australian Labor Party
Term of service expires 55th Parliament (6 March 2015)
|Member of the NSW Legislative Council||24 Mar 2007|| |
|Temporary Chair of Committees||24 May 2011|| |
|Member, Standing Committee on Social Issues||12 May 2011||Deputy Chair|
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2||18 May 2011||Deputy Chair|
|Member, Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission||22 Jun 2011|| |
|Member, Select Committee on the partial defence of provocation||14 Jun 2012|| |
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 5||10 May 2007||4 Mar 2011||3yrs 9mths 23days|| |
|Temporary Chair of Committees||10 May 2007||22 Dec 2010||3yrs 7mths 13days|| |
|Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 3||10 May 2007||24 Jun 2010||3yrs 1mth 15days|| |
|Member, Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission||26 Jun 2007||4 Mar 2011||3yrs 8mths 7days||Chair|
|Member, Standing Committee on Social Issues||2 Dec 2009||4 Mar 2011||1yr 3mths 3days|| |
Political Party Activity - Secretary of the Sefton Branch of the ALP 1977.
Community Activity - Community worker for various community based organisations in south-west Sydney 1985-1989 and Centre Coordinator of the Bessie Smythe Foundation 1994-1996.
Member of Chester Hill RSL, Bankstown Sports, Bankstown RSL, Birrong Bowling Club and Revesby Workers' Club.
Local Government Activity - Mayor of Bankstown September 2002 to May 2006 and Councillor at Bankstown City Council 1995 to present.
Personal - Member of the Order of Australia awarded in 2006 for service to Local Government through promoting sustainable environmental management, and to the community through the Lebanese Women's Association and provision of services to people with disabilities.
Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - Walking, reading and politics.
First speech, 7 June 2007:
Keywords: Temporary Chair of Committees
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