Hon Dr David Gillespie MP

Member for Lyne, New South Wales

Assistant Minister for Rural Health
The Nationals
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PO Box 6022
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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4960
(02) 6277 2856

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75-77 Clarence Street
Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444

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PO Box 1112
Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444

(02) 6583 2077
(02) 6584 1022

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Lyne, New South Wales

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Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Lyne, New South Wales, 2013 and 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Assistant Minister for Rural Health from 19.7.16.
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.
  • Born 20.12.1957, Canberra, ACT.
  • Married.
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.
    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.