Hon Gary Gray AO, MP

Gary Gray

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Former Member for Brand, Western Australia

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

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Electorate details

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Brand, Western Australia


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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Brand, Western Australia, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development and Northern Australia from 3.12.07 to 9.6.09.
  • Parliamentary Secretary for Western and Northern Australia from 9.6.09 to 14.9.10.
  • Special Minister of State from 14.9.10 to 25.3.13.
  • Special Minister of State for the Public Service and Integrity from 14.9.10 to 14.12.11.
  • Minister for the Public Service and Integrity from 14.12.11 to 25.3.13.
  • Minister for Resources and Energy from 25.3.13 to 18.9.13.
  • Minister for Tourism from 25.3.13 to 18.9.13.
  • Minister for Small Business from 25.3.13 to 18.9.13.

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Committee service

  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Select: Northern Australia from 9.12.13 to 9.5.16.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 14.10.13. Shadow Minister for Resources from 18.10.13 to 4.5.16.
  • Shadow Minister for Northern Australia from 18.10.13 to 4.5.16.
  • Shadow Special Minister of State from 18.10.13 to 2.3.16.

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Party positions

  • ALP Party Member, 1974-.
  • National Organiser, ALP 1986-90.
  • Assistant National Secretary and Director of Fundraising, ALP 1990.
  • Chair, ALP National Campaign Committee 1992.
  • National Secretary, ALP 1993-2000.

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  • Born 30.4.1958, Rotherham, UK.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BEc (ANU).
  • National Secretariat, ALP (ACT) 1986-2000.
  • Executive Director, Medical Research Foundation 2000-01.
  • Senior Executive, Woodside Energy 2001-07.

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  • Description: outer metropolitan.

    Location: south of Perth; it includes the centres of Kwinana and Rockingham, and parts of Mandurah.

    Area: 411 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 99 867 (at 7.9.13).

    Industries: heavy industry in the Kwinana industrial area, alumina refining, tourism and the naval base HMAS Stirling on Garden Island.

    State electorates: Brand includes the Western Australian Legislative Assembly electorates of Kwinana, Rockingham, Warnbro and parts of Mandurah.

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  • Appointed Officer of the Order of Australia, January 2003.
  • Awarded Centenary Medal 2001.

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