Hon Dr Peter Hendy MP

Peter Hendy

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Member for Eden-Monaro, New South Wales

Assistant Cabinet Secretary
Assistant Minister for Finance
Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4717
(02) 6277 4737

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

21-25 Monaro Street
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

Postal address
PO Box 214
Queanbeyan, NSW, 2620

(02) 6284 3977
(02) 6284 3904

Electorate Office 2

1/225 Carp Street
Bega, NSW, 2550

Postal address
PO Box 1233
Bega, NSW, 2550

(02) 6492 0974
(02) 6494 7209

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Eden-Monaro, New South Wales, 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Assistant Minister for Productivity from 21.9.15 to 18.2.16.
  • Assistant Minister for Finance from 18.2.16.

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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.

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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.

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  • Born 10.1.1962, Brisbane, Qld.
  • Married.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • Awarded Centenary Medal 2003.

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  • Captains of industry: biographies of the presidents of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Melbourne: MUP, 2008.

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