Dr Peter WONG (1942 - )**
- Date of Birth: 12/10/1942
- Place of Birth: China
|Member of the NSW Legislative Council||27 Mar 1999||23 Mar 2007||7yrs 11mths 25days|
|Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission||7 May 2003||2 Mar 2007||3yrs 9mths 24days|
|Procedure Committee (formerly Standing Orders Committee)||14 Oct 2003||2 Mar 2007||3yrs 4mths 17days|
|Legislation Review Commlttee||11 Nov 2003||2 Mar 2007||3yrs 3mths 20days|
Political Party Activity
Founder and President of Unity Party, 1997 to present.
Founder of the Chinese Catholic Community. Co-founder Welfare Committee for Chinese Students, 1990. Co-founder Australian - Chinese Charity Foundation, 1991. Commissioner, Ethnic Affairs Commission, 1991-97. Initiator of Festival of Nations - project. (Annual multicultural event) , 1991. Chairperson, Ethnic Schools Board, 1992. Member, Heart to Heart project (voluntary medical programme). Also a member of Royal Blind Society (NSW); NSW Cancer Council; Indo China Chinese Association; Western Sydney Elderly Association and Australian Chinese Charity Foundation.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
General Practitioner in private practice from 1974. Interests are multicultural issues, welfare work, church, singing, gardening, cooking and parenting.
Arrived in Australia from Indonesia at the age of 18 with his parents, who left China in 1950.