Hon Gary Gray AO, MP

Former Member

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Brand, Western Australia, 2007, 2010 and 2013. Retired prior to general elections 2016.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Personal
  • Born 30.4.1958, Rotherham, UK.
  • Married.
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.
Electorate
    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.
Honours
  • Appointed Officer of the Order of Australia, January 2003.
  • Awarded Centenary Medal 2001.