Hon Dr Peter Hendy MP

Former Member

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4717
Fax:
(02) 6277 4737

Electorate Office

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Principal Office

21-25 Monaro Street
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Postal address

PO Box 214
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Telephone:
(02) 6284 3977
Fax:
(02) 6284 3904

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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/P_Hendy_MP

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Eden-Monaro, New South Wales, 2013. Defeated at general elections 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Assistant Minister for Productivity from 21.9.15 to 18.2.16.
  • Assistant Minister for Finance from 18.2.16 to 19.7.16.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Economics from 4.12.13 to 12.10.15.
  • Joint Standing: Public Accounts and Audit from 18.3.14 to 12.10.14.
Party positions
  • Member, Joint Policy Committee, Liberal Party (NSW) 2001-02.
  • President, Eden-Monaro Federal Electorate Conference 2001-02 and 2011-12.
  • Board Member, NSW Country Liberals 2011-13.
Personal
  • Born 10.1.1962, Brisbane, Qld.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BEc(Hons I)(Qld), PhD (Canberra).
  • Chief Executive, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • Company Director.
  • Executive Director, Bahrain Economic Development Board.
  • Principal, Peter Hendy Consulting.
  • Chief of Staff, Leader of the Federal Opposition.
  • Chief of Staff, Minister for Defence; Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business; and for Minister for Education, Science and Training.
  • Private economic consultant.
  • Senior Executive, NSW Cabinet Office.
  • Principal Adviser (Foreign Affairs and Trade), Deputy Leader of the Opposition.
  • Other positions including Cadet, Commonwealth Treasury.
Electorate
    Description: rural.

    Location: New South Wales far south coast, the Snowy Mountains and tablelands; it includes the centres of Adaminaby, Batemans Bay, Bega, Berridale, Bodalla, Bombala, Braidwood, Bungendore, Captains Flat, Cooma, Dalmeny, Delegate, Eden, Jindabyne, Merimbula, Moruya, Narooma, Queanbeyan, Sutton and Tathra.

    Area: 29 499 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 100 021 (at 7.9.13).

    Industries: timber industries, beef cattle, sheep and wool, dairy farming, dairy products and mixed farming, the Snowy Mountains hydroelectric scheme, snowfields and tourism.

    State electorates: Eden-Monaro includes the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Bega, and parts of Monaro.
Honours
  • Awarded Centenary Medal 2003.
Publications
  • Captains of industry: biographies of the presidents of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Melbourne: MUP, 2008.