State: Elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Orange, 2001. Resigned 30.5.2016 to contest the House of Representatives division of Calare, New South Wales.
Federal: Elected to the House of Representatives for Calare, New South Wales, 2016.
Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister from 25.1.2019
Joint Standing: Public Accounts and Audit from 14.9.2016.
House of Representatives Standing: Procedure from 14.9.2016; Environment and Energy from 11.9.2018 (Chair from 11.9.2018).
Born 13.9.1968, Wagga Wagga, Australia
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
Member, Legislative Assembly (NSW), 2011-16
Local government service
Elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Orange, 2001. Resigned 30.5.2016 to contest the House of Representatives division of Calare, New South Wales.
Parliamentary Secretary for the Deputy Premier and Regional Roads from 24.4.2015 to 4.5.2016.
Location: central New South Wales; the main cities and towns include Bathurst, Blayney, Canowindra, Eugowra, Gulgong, Kandos, Lithgow, Molong, Oberon, Orange, Mudgee, Portland, Rylstone, Wallerawang and Yeoval.
Area: 32666 Sq km
Electors enrolled: 112957 (at 2.7.2016)
Industries: mining, mixed farming, fruit, timber, vineyards, meat and wool processing, transport, tourism, light engineering, white goods manufacturing, tertiary education services, agricultural and pastoral support.