The Hon. Thomas GEORGE, MP
Member of the Legislative Assembly
Member for Lismore
Member of the The Nationals
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||27 Mar 1999|| |
|Member for Lismore||27 Mar 1999|| |
|Deputy Speaker||3 May 2011|| |
|Member, Committee on the Independent Commission Against Corruption||22 Jun 2011|| |
|Member, Legislative Assembly Committee on Environment and Regulation||22 Jun 2011|| |
|Member, Standing Orders and Procedure Committee||22 Jun 2011|| |
|The Nationals Whip||31 Mar 2003||2 May 2011||8yrs 1mth 2days||The National Party changed it's name to The Nationals on 14 October 2003.|
|Temporary Speaker||8 May 2007||4 Mar 2011||3yrs 9mths 25days|| |
|Member, Standing Committee on Natural Resource Management (Climate Change)||16 Oct 2007||11 Mar 2010||2yrs 4mths 24days|| |
|Member, Joint Select Committee on Tobacco Smoking in New South Wales||25 May 2006||30 Jun 2006||1mth 6days||Re-appointed to the Committee on 25 May 2006 following committee being re-established after prorogation.|
|Member, Joint Select Committee on Tobacco Smoking in New South Wales||8 Mar 2006||19 May 2006||2mths 12days||Membership of Committee (and the Committee itself) dissolved with the prorogation of the Parliament on 19 May 2006.|
|Member, Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety (Staysafe)||19 Mar 2002||28 Feb 2003||11mths 10days|| |
|Member, House Committee||3 Jun 1999||28 Feb 2003||3yrs 8mths 26days|| |
|Member, Standing Committee on Public Works||6 Dec 2001||20 Mar 2002||3mths 15days|| |
Mr George's speeches in Hansard
About the Lismore Electorate
Rural. Located within Richmond/Tweed Statistical Agricultural Subdivision.
Principal centres: Acacia Creek, Acacia Plateau, Afterlee, Alphadale, Amosfield, Babyl Creek, Back Creek, Backmede, Barkers Vale, Bean Creek, Beaury Creek, Bentley, Bexhill, Bingeebeebra Creek, Bishops Creek, Blakebrook, Blue Knob, Boat Harbour, Bonalbo, Booerie Creek, Boomi Creek, Boorabee Park, Booyong, Bottle Creek, Bray Park, Brays Creek, Broadwater, Brumby Plains, Buckendoon, Bungabbee, Byangum, Byrrill Creek, Caniaba, Capeen, Capeen Creek, Cawongla, Cedar Creek, Cedar Point, Central Koreelah, Chilcotts Grass, Chillingham, Chowan Creek, Clovass, Clunes, Coffee Camp, Collins Creek, Commissioners Creek, Condong, Corndale, Cottonvale, Cougal, Cowlong, Crystal Creek, Cullendore, Culmaran Creek, Dairy Flat, Dalman, Deep Creek, Delelvin, Dobies Bight, Doon Doon, Dorroughby, Doubtful Creek, Drake, Duck Creek, Dum Dum, Dunbible, Dungarubba, Dungay, Dunoon, Dyraaba, Dyraaba Central, Dyraaba Creek, East Coraki, East Gundurimba, East Lismore, Eden Creek, Edenville, Eltham, Ettrick, Eungella, Eureka, Fairy Hill, Fawcetts Plain, Federal, Fernside, Fernvale, Findon Creek, Geneva, Georgica, Ghinni Ghi, Goolmangar, Goonellabah, Goonengerry, Gorge Creek, Gradys Creek, Green Forest, Green Pigeon, Grevillia, Gundurimba, Haystack, Hewetsons Mill, Hogarth Range, Homeleigh, Hopkins Creek, Horse Station Creek, Horseshoe Creek, Huonbrook, Iron Pot Creek, Irvington, Jacksons Flat, Jiggi, Joes Box, Keerrong, Kilgin, Kilgra, Koonorigan, Koonyum Range, Koreelah, Kunghur, Kunghur Creek, Kynnumboon, Kyogle, Lagoon Grass, Larnook, Legume, Leycester, Lillian Rock, Limpinwood, Lindendale, Lindesay Creek, Lismore, Lismore Heights, Liston, Little Back Creek, Loadstone, Loftville, Lower Acacia Creek, Lower Bottle Creek, Lower Duck Creek, Lower Dyraaba, Lower Peacock, Lynchs Creek, Mallanganee, Marom Creek, Maryland, Mckees Hill, Mcleans Ridges, Midginbil, Modanville, Monaltrie, Montecollum, Mount Burrell, Mount Lion, Mount Nardi, Mount Warning, Mountain Top, Mullumbimby, Mummulgum, Murwillumbah, Myocum, Nashua, Naughtons Gap, New Koreelah, New Park, Nightcap, Nimbin, Nobbys Creek, North Arm, North Casino, North Codrington, North Lismore, North Woodburn, Numinbah, Numulgi, Old Bonalbo, Old Grevillia, Old Koreelah, Paddys Flat, Pagans Flat, Peacock Creek, Pearces Creek, Piora, Pretty Gully, Pumpenbil, Repentance Creek, Richmond Hill, Rivertree, Rock Valley, Rosebank, Roseberry, Rowlands Creek, Rukenvale, Ruthven, Sandilands, Sandy Hill, Sawpit Creek, Sextonville, Sherwood, Simpkins Creek, Smiths Creek, Smiths Creek, South Gundurimba, South Lismore, South Murwillumbah, Spring Grove, Stokers Siding, Stony Chute, Stratheden, Tabulam, Tabulam South, Tatham, Tenterfield, Terania Creek, Terrace Creek, Terragon, The Channon, The Glen, The Risk, The Summit, Theresa Creek, Tomewin, Tooloom, Toonumbar, Tregeagle, Tucki Tucki, Tuckurimba, Tullera, Tuncester, Tunglebung, Tuntable Creek, Tuntable Falls, Tyalgum, Tyalgum Creek, Tygalgah, Uki, Unumgar, Upper Coopers Creek, Upper Crystal Creek, Upper Duck Creek, Upper Eden Creek, Upper Horseshoe Creek, Upper Tooloom, Upper Wilsons Creek, Urbenville, Urliup, Wadeville, Warrazambil Creek, West Wiangaree, Whian Whian, White Swamp, Wiangaree, Willsons Downfall, Wilsons Creek, Wongavale, Woodenbong, Woodlawn, Woolners Arm, Wylie Creek, Wyneden, Wyrallah, Yabbra, Zara.
Area: 8,691 sq km.
Population: 71,508. Enrolment: 50,276.
For more detailed information see - http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/electoral_districts/all_districts_/lismore
Political Party Activity - Joined the National Party in 1969. Chairman, National Party Agricultural Committee. Member, Coalition Social Development Advisory Committee.
Community Activity - Past Director of the Northern Co-operative Meat Co., and the Northern Region Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Board. Past President of the Casino Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and former Chairman of the Casino Beef Week Promotion Committee.
Personal - Married with three adult sons
Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - Educated at St Mary's Primary and Marist Brothers College Casino
Justice of the Peace. Previously Bank Officer, Stock and Station Agent, Real Estate Agent and Hotel Licensee.
Interests include: rugby league, rural industries.
Keywords: Deputy Speaker
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