Speeches First speech Browse all speeches (Hansard) Biography Parliamentary service Elected to the House of Representatives for Bennelong, New South Wales, 2010, 2013 and 2016. Resigned 11.11.17, Committee service House of Representatives Standing: Privileges and Members' Interests from 25.10.10 to 23.5.12; Tax and Revenue from 4.12.13 to 12.10.15 (Chair from 11.12.13 to 26.3.15); Economics from 12.2.15 to 12.10.15 and from 13.10.15 to 9.5.16; Infrastructure and Communications from 9.9.15 to 13.10.15; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 13.10.15 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 13.10.15 to 9.5.16) and from 14.9.16 (Chair from 14.9.16 to 11.11.17) to 11.11.17.Joint Standing: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 14.9.16 to 11.11.17; Trade and Investment Growth from 14.9.16 to 11.11.17; Treaties from 7.11.16 to 11.11.17. Personal Born 4.7.1951, Sydney, NSW. Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament Professional tennis player 1968-85.Corporate event manager 1986-2000. Sports commentator 1986-2010. Chair, Player Development Committee, Tennis Australia 1994-2004.Sports club developer 1998-2010. Federation Cup Captain/Coach 2005. Electorate Description: inner metropolitan.Location: northern Sydney; it includes the suburbs of Carlingford (part), Denistone, Epping, Gladesville (part), Macquarie Park, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, Putney, North Ryde and Ryde.Area: 60 sq km.Electors enrolled: 105 962 (at 2.7.16).Industries: light manufacturing, commercial and retail businesses. Honours Awarded Medal of the Order of Australia, January 1992.Australian Sports Medal 2000.