Parliament Office Electorate Office Connect Electorate details Parliament Office PO Box 6022 House of Representatives Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 Telephone: (02) 6277 2341 Fax: (02) 6277 8471 Connect with Mr Peter Andren MP Websites Speeches The first speech is not yet availableRecent speech Browse all speeches (Hansard) Biography Parliamentary service Elected to the House of Representatives for Calare, New South Wales, 1996, 1998, 2001 and 2004. Retired prior to general elections 2007.Died 3.11.2007. Committee service House of Representatives Standing: Primary Industries, Resources and Rural and Regional Affairs from 29.5.96 to 31.8.98; Primary Industries and Regional Services from 8.12.98 to 8.10.01; Transport and Regional Services from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04. Personal Born 28.8.1946, Gulargambone, NSW. Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament BA (Macquarie).Teaching certificate (Alexander Mackie College).Teacher 1965-68.Television producer 1968-76.Radio and television news editor 1977-96. Electorate Description: rural.Location: central eastern New South Wales; it includes the centres of Bathurst, Blayney, Canowindra, Cowra, Eugowra, Lithgow, Molong, Oberon, Orange, Portland, Wallerawang and Yeoval.Area: 21 621 sq km (approx.).Electors enrolled: 88 134 (at 9.10.04).Industries: coal and gold mining, flour milling, fruit growing, timber, vineyards, wool mills, food processing, transport, education, whitegoods manufacturing, agriculture and pastoral.State electorates: Calare includes parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Bathurst, Blue Mountains, Dubbo and Orange.