Hon Michael McCormack MP

Member for Riverina, New South Wales

Minister for Small Business
The Nationals
House of Representatives

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Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 2
11-15 Fitzmaurice Street
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Postal address

Suite 2, 11-15 Fitzmaurice Street
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

(02) 6921 4600
(02) 6921 5900

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 7610
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Electorate details

Riverina, New South Wales

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Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Riverina, New South Wales, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance from 18.9.13 to 21.9.15.
  • Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister from 21.9.15 to 18.2.16.
  • Assistant Minister for Defence from 18.2.16 to 19.7.16.
  • Minister for Small Business from 19.7.16.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: House from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Regional Australia from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13.
Party positions
  • Director, Nationals federal election campaigns for Riverina, 2004 and 2007.
  • Vice-Chairman, Nationals Riverina Electorate Council 2010.
  • Member, Nationals State Central Council (NSW) 2010.
  • Born 2.8.1964, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Journalist and reporter, The Daily Advertiser, Wagga Wagga 1981-88; Sub-editor 1988-91; Acting Editor 1991-92; Editor 1992-2002.
  • Group Editor, Riverina Media Group 1996-2002.
  • Publisher, MSS Media Services and Solutions 2002-10.
    Description: rural.
    Location: southern New South Wales; towns include Ardlethan, Coolamon, Cootamundra, Cowra, Forbes, Grenfell, Gundagai, Harden, Junee, Parkes, Peak Hill, Tarcutta, Temora, Tullamore, Ungarie, Wagga Wagga, West Wyalong and Young.
    Area: 48 988 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 111 026 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: wheat, barley, canola, rice and cereal crops; farming (fat lambs, wool, poultry, dairying, cattle, ostrich, emu, deer, and goats); food processing, fruit, grapes and wine making; flour-milling, concrete pipes, steel construction, saw milling, joinery, plaster works and tourism.
  • Wild colonial boys: bushrangers in the Riverina, 1996.
  • Might and bite: history of the Turvey Park Australian Football Club 1952-2002.
  • New South Wales: linking Australia to the world, 2003.
  • 40 not out: history of the Marian/St Michael's Cricket Club 1963-2004.
  • The mighty Dons: history of the Marian Dons/South Wagga-Tolland Football Club, 2004.
  • From rags to riches: centenary of the Wagga Wagga Conference of the Society of St Vincent de Paul, 2004.
  • Mud, sweat and cheers: 50 years of the Wagga Kangaroos Rugby League Football Club, 2004.
  • And the big boys fly: history of the Carroll Cup 1969-2008.