The Hon Dr David Gillespie MP

David Gillespie

Track (What's this?)

Member for Lyne, New South Wales

Assistant Minister for Rural Health
The Nationals
House of Representatives

Read biography

Seating Plan: Seating map

Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4960
(02) 6277 2856

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

75-77 Clarence Street
Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444

Postal address
PO Box 1112
Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444

(02) 6583 2077
(02) 6584 1022

Connect with The Hon Dr David Gillespie MP

Contact form  
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL


In this section:

Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Lyne, New South Wales, 2013 and 2016.

Back to top

Ministerial appointments

  • Assistant Minister for Rural Health from 19.7.16.

Back to top

Committee service

  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: National Disability Insurance Scheme from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Public Accounts and Audit from 22.10.15 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Select: Australia Fund Establishment from 25.9.14 to 23.10.14.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Health from 9.9.15 to 9.5.16; Privileges and Members' Interests from 24.2.16 to 9.5.16.

Back to top


  • Born 20.12.1957, Canberra, ACT.
  • Married.

Back to top

Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • MBBS (Syd.), FRACP (RACP).
  • Gastroenterologist and consultant physician 1991-2013.
  • Director of Physician Training, Port Macquarie Base Hospital 1997-2010.
  • Cattle producer.
  • Small business manager and company director.

Back to top


  • Description: rural.
    Location: mid-north coast of New South Wales; it includes the centres of Bonny Hills, Crescent Head, Gloucester, Harrington, Kendall, Lake Cathie, Laurieton, North Haven, Old Bar, Port Macquarie, Taree, Wauchope and Wingham.
    Area: 11 991 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 97 138 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: timber, beef and dairy cattle, mixed farming, fishing and oyster farming, boat building, engineering, mining and tourism.
    State electorates: Lyne includes parts of the the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Myall Lakes, Oxley, Port Macquarie and Upper Hunter.

Back to top

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Add | Email Print
Back to top