Dr Mike Freelander MP

Dr Mike Freelander MP

Member for Macarthur

Chair of Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport
Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

37 Queen Street
Campbelltown, NSW, 2560

Postal address

PO Box 88
Campbelltown, NSW, 2560

(02) 4620 0293
(02) 4620 4414

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 2311


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Macarthur, New South Wales, 2016. Re-elected 2019 and 2022.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member of the Speaker's Panel from 24.8.2020.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Health, Aged Care and Sport served from 15.9.2016 to 25.7.2019; Social Policy and Legal Affairs served from 12.10.2016 to 11.4.2022; Health, Aged Care and Sport served as Deputy Chair from 25.7.2019 to 4.8.2022; Agriculture served from 28.7.2022 to present; Selection served from 28.7.2022 to present; Health, Aged Care and Sport served as Chair from 4.8.2022 to present
  • Joint Standing: Northern Australia served from 15.9.2016 to 12.10.2016; Parliamentary Library served from 15.9.2016 to 1.7.2019; National Disability Insurance Scheme served from 28.7.2022 to present
Parliamentary party positions
  • Australian Labor Party. Served: 02.07.2016 to present
  • Born: 23.4.1953, Sydney, Australia
  • Gender: Male
  • Marital Status: Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • MBBS (University of Sydney).
  • FRACP (Royal Australasian College of Physicians).
  • Paediatrician from 1978.
  • Name: Macarthur
  • Location: Macarthur covers an area from The Northern Road, Narellan Road, and the western border of the Campbelltown City Council in the west to the eastern border of the Shire of Campbelltown in the east. The northern boundary follows the northern border of the Camden Council and Campbelltown City Council, Campbelltown Road, Williamson and Henderson Roads. The southern boundary follows the southern boundary of the Campbelltown City Council. The main suburbs include Airds, Blairmount, Bradbury, Campbelltown, Catherine Field, Claymore, Currans Hill, Denham Court, Glen Alpine, Gilead, Harrington Park, Ingleburn, Leppington, Leumeah, Menangle Park, Minto, Oran Park, Raby, Rosemedow, St. Andrews, St. Helens Park and Wedderburn.
  • Area: 363 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 119,094 (at 14.6.2019)
  • Industries: Commercial, service, small business and light industrial activities, fruit, vegetable, fodder crops and wine production.
  • 'Nebuhaler versus nebuliser in children with acute asthma', with PP Van Asperen, British Medical Journal, pp. 1873-74, 1984.
  • 'Syndrome diagnosis with single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) microarray', (with M Edwards, S Brescianini, C Allgood, R Dunstan, P Patradoon-Ho, R Chin, L Morgan, T Pervez, M Legendre, T Burgess, S Amselem and J Whitehall), Journal of Paediatric Child Health, pp. 85-89 30.7.2015.

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