Hon Dr David Gillespie MP

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Member for Lyne, New South Wales

Party
The Nationals
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shops 2 & 3
43 High Street
Wauchope, NSW, 2446

Postal address

PO Box 244
Wauchope, NSW, 2446

Telephone:
(02) 6586 4462
Fax:
(02) 6586 0934

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4960
Fax:
(02) 6277 2856

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Lyne, New South Wales, 2013. Re-elected 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Assistant Minister for Rural Health from 19.7.2016 to 24.1.2017.
  • Assistant Minister for Health from 24.1.2017 to 20.12.2017.
  • Assistant Minister for Children and Families from 20.12.2017 to 28.8.2018.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016.
  • Joint Standing: National Disability Insurance Scheme from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Public Accounts and Audit from 22.10.2015 to 9.5.2016.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Health from 9.9.2015 to 9.5.2016; Privileges and Members' Interests from 24.2.2016 to 9.5.2016; Agriculture and Water Resources from 10.9.2018; Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources from 10.9.2018.
Personal
  • Born 20.12.1957, Canberra, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • M.B.B.S (Syd.)
  • F.R.A.C.P (RACP)
  • Cattle producer
  • Small business manager and company director
  • Gastroenterologist and consultant physician 1991-2013
  • Director of Physician Training, Port Macquarie Base Hospital 1997-2010
Electorate
  • Description: Rural
  • Location: mid-north coast of New South Wales; it includes the centres of Bonny Hills, Bulahdelah, Dungog, Forster, Gloucester, Gresford, Harrington, Hawks Nest, Lake Cathie, Lansdowne, Laurieton, Nabiac, North Haven, Old Bar, Paterson, Smiths Lake, Stroud, Taree and Wauchope.
  • Area: 16099 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 111790 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: timber, beef/dairy cattle, mixed farming, fishing and oyster farming, boat building, engineering, mining and tourism.
  • Electorate: Lyne includes parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Myall Lakes, Oxley, Port Macquarie and Upper Hunter.