Speeches Browse all speeches (Hansard) Biography Parliamentary service Declared elected 2.7.1999 by the High Court of Australia sitting as the Court of Disputed Returns. Defeated at general elections 2004 (term ended 30.6.2005). Committee service Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Participating member, Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport: Legislation Committee from 8.3.00 to 15.11.04; and all other Legislation and References Committees from 5.10.00 to 15.11.04.Senate Select: Free Trade Agreement - Australia and the United States of America from 1.3.04 to 5.8.04; Lindeberg Grievance from 1.4.04 to 16.11.04. Conferences, delegations and visits Member, Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs Legislation visit to New Zealand, May 2001. Party positions Member, One Nation from 1997.Member, One Nation Constitution Committee from 1998.President, One Nation Mareeba Branch from 1998. Personal Born 22.9.1943, Brisbane, Qld.Married. Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament Self-employed businessman.Gold miner.