Mr Alby Schultz MP

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Former Member

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • State: Elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Burrinjuck, 1988. Resigned 1.9.1998 to contest the House of Representatives division of Hume, New South Wales.
  • Federal: Elected to the House of Representatives for Hume, New South Wales, 1998. Re-elected 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2010. Retired prior to general elections 2013.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 18.2.08 to 5.8.13
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: National Crime Authority from 5.10.2000 to 11.2.2002.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 20.3.2002 to 19.8.2002.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Transport and Regional Services from 20.3.2002 to 17.10.2007.
  • House of Representatives Select: Family and Community Affairs from 8.12.1998 to 8.10.2001; Primary Industries and Regional Services from 29.3.2001 to 8.10.2001; Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry from 20.3.2002 to 17.10.2007 (Chair from 8.12.2004 to 17.10.2007); Employment and Workplace Relations from 20.3.2002 to 19.8.2002; Recent Australian Bushfires from 27.3.2003 to 5.11.2003; Primary Industries and Resources from 11.3.2008 to 19.7.2010; Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries and Forestry from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013.
Conferences, delegations and visits
  • Member, 103rd IPU Conference, Amman, Jordan and bilateral visit to Tanzania, April-May 2000
  • Attended 13th Annual APPF and Parliamentary Delegation to Vietnam, January 2005
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Trinidad and Tobago and USA, July 2006
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Saudi Arabia and China, June-July 2007
Party positions
  • Member, Liberal Party from 1984
  • Field Officer, Liberal Party (NSW) 1984-88
Personal
  • Born 29.5.1939, Melbourne, Australia
  • Died 14.7.2015, Cootamundra
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Diploma in Meat Industry Management (UNSW)
  • Meat processing industry consultant 1953-84
  • Party official 1984-88
  • Member, Legislative Assembly, New South Wales 1988-98
Local government service
  • Councillor, Cootamundra Shire Council from 1983 to 1991.
  • Elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Burrinjuck, 1988. Resigned 1.9.1998 to contest the House of Representatives division of Hume, New South Wales.
  • Secretary to Shadow Cabinet from March 1996 to August 1998.
Electorate
  • Description: Rural
  • Location: south-west New South Wales; it includes the centres of Bargo, Binalong, Boorowa, Bundanoon, Cootamundra, Cowra, Crookwell, Goulburn, Grenfell, Gundaroo, Gunning, Harden/Murrumburrah, Jugiong, Marulan, Murrumbateman, Picton, Sutton, Tahmoor, Tarago, Thirlmere, Wilton, Yass and Young.
  • Area: 33637 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 97698 (at 21.8.2010)
  • Industries: mixed farming, grazing, fat lambs, fruit, vegetables, wine, timber and textiles.
  • Electorate: Hume includes parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Burrinjuck, Goulburn, Monaro and Wollondilly.