Hon Ross Cameron

Hon Ross Cameron

Former Member

Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Parramatta, New South Wales, 1996. Re-elected 1998 and 2001. Defeated at general elections 2004.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Family and Community Services from 26.11.2001 to 7.10.2003.
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer from 7.10.2003 to 26.10.2004.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Communications, Transport and Microeconomic Reform served from 29.5.1996 to 31.8.1998; Family and Community Affairs served from 29.5.1996 to 12.5.1998; Procedure served from 8.12.1998 to 8.10.2001
  • Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories served from 8.12.1998 to 8.10.2001
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Securities served from 8.12.1998 to 8.10.2001
Conferences, delegations and visits
  • Study tour, Hong Kong, Taipei and USA, January-February 2001.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Liberal Party of Australia. Served: 02.03.1996 to 09.10.2004
Party positions
  • Member of the Liberal Party Parramatta West Branch (NSW).
  • Member of the Liberal Party Federal Electoral Matters Committee.
  • Born: 14.5.1965, Sydney, Australia
  • Gender: Male
  • Marital Status: Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BEc (University of Sydney).
  • LLB (University of Sydney).
  • Policy adviser and research officer to the State Minister for Transport, the Hon. B Baird (NSW).
  • Intern to US Senator the Hon. M Hatfield.
  • Solicitor.
  • Name: Parramatta
  • Location: north-western Sydney; it includes the suburbs of Carlingford, Dundas, Dundas Valley, Ermington, Girraween, Harris Park, North Parramatta, North Rocks, Northmead, Oatlands, Old Toongabbie, Parramatta, Pendle Hill, Rosehill, Rydalmere, Telopea, Wentworthville, Westmead and Winston Hills.
  • Area: 61 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 87,286 (at 10.11.2001)
  • Industries: retail, financial services, transport industry, building materials, plant nurseries, major industry and tourism.
  • Includes: Parramatta includes parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Baulkham Hills, Epping, Granville, Parramatta, Riverstone and Wentworthville.

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