Born 21 April 1945
Parents: Robert Ray Stockdale and Eileen Veronica (Harwood)
Marriage: Twice Divorced. 3s. (3) Dominique Fisher, 22 June 2003
Religion: Church of England
Education: Melbourne High School. LLB 1967, BA 1970 (Melbourne). Admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of Supreme Court of Vic. 1977, and of Supreme Court of New South Wales 1982. Signed High Court Roll of Practitioners 1977.
Career: Industrial Officer 1967; Industrial Relations Adviser 1968; Personnel and Industrial Relations Manager 1969; Industrial Relations Consultant 1974. Articled Law Clerk 1976. Barrister, self-employed 1977. President, Melbourne University Liberal Club 1965. Foundation Trustee, Alfred Deakin Lecture Trust, Trustee since 1967. Chairman, Melbourne University Debating Union. President, Melbourne University Debating Society and Inter-varsity debating representative for University of Melbourne. Speaker and Lecturer to industry associations and seminars. Member: Institute of Public Affairs; MCC; Melbourne Football Club; Royal Melbourne Golf Club; Interests: golf, tennis, fishing, reading. Executive Chairman, Asset & Infrastructure Group, Macquarie Bank Ltd since 1999. Chairman, Axon Instruments Inc. since 1999. Chairman, Symex Holdings Ltd since 1999. Executive Chairman, Infrastructure, Macquarie Bank Ltd. Director, Melbourne Football Club 1999-2001. Partner, Mills Oakley Lawyers 2005.
Party: Liberal Party
Party Note: Various executive and committee positions in Kew and Balwyn branches. Member, Brighton Branch since 1984. Standing Committee on State Policy since 1985. Member various Liberal research, policy and publishing groups, including Deakin Group and `Checkpoint' Council.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Brighton||2 March 1985||17 September 1999||Retired|
Appointments: Treasurer 1992-99. Minister for Multimedia 1996-98. Minister for Information Technology and Multimedia 1998-99. Shadow Treasurer 1985-92. Deputy Leader of the Opposition 1990-91.
Publications: Contributor of articles to a variety of journals.
*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.