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Mr Peter Andren MP

Mr Peter Andren MP

Former Member

Party
UNKNOWN
Chamber
House of Representatives

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Calare, New South Wales, 1996. Re-elected 1998, 2001 and 2004. Retired prior to general elections 2007.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Primary Industries, Resources and Rural and Regional Affairs from 29.5.1996 to 31.8.1998; Primary Industries and Regional Services from 8.12.1998 to 8.10.2001; Transport and Regional Services from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004.
Personal
  • Born 28.8.1946, Gulargambone, Australia
  • Died 3.11.2007
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Teaching Certificate.
  • BA (Macquarie University).
  • Teacher from 1965 to 1968.
  • Television producer from 1968 to 1976.
  • Radio and television news editor from 1977 to 1996.
Electorate
  • Name: Calare
  • Location: central eastern New South Wales; it includes the centres of Bathurst, Blayney, Canowindra, Cowra, Eugowra, Lithgow, Molong, Oberon, Orange, Portland, Wallerawang and Yeoval.
  • Area: 21,621 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 88,134 (at 9.10.2004)
  • Industries: coal and gold mining, flour milling, fruit growing, timber, vineyards, wool mills, food processing, transport, education, whitegoods manufacturing, agriculture and pastoral.
  • Includes: Calare includes parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Bathurst, Blue Mountains, Dubbo and Orange.
Publications
  • The Andren report: an independent way in Australian politics, Scribe Publications, Carlton North, Vic., 2003.

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