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Patrick John McNamara

Patrick John McNamara

Born
Melbourne, Victoria
Parents
John, Pharmacist and Hotelier, and Sheilah Parry
Marriage
Merryl; 3d. 1s.
Occupation
Farmer, estate agent and auctioneer
Religion
Roman Catholic
Education
Xavier College, RMIT, business studies
Career
Irrigation and cropping farm at Warring; estate agent and auctioneer in Nagambie family firm; chairman Central Health Group 1975; JP 1977; chairman Goulburn Valley Regional Library committee 1979- ; secretary Nagambie Silo committee; member APEX, Victorian Farmers and Graziers Association, Vegetable Growers Association; Vic. Sculling Sprint Champion.;Goulburn Valley shire councillor 1974- , president 1977-1978, commissioner Nagambie Waterworks Trust 1974- , member Nagambie Sewerage Authority 1976- , delegate to Municipal Association 1978- .
Party
National Party
Party Note
President Young National party, junior v-president Vic. National party, chairman Benalla electorate committee 1977-1982, parl. spokesman on local government and consumer affairs.
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Benalla
3rd Apr 1982
 
12th Apr 2000
Resigned

*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.

Inaugural Speech
26 May 1982, National, Assembly, Benalla
Appointments
Leader of The Nationals 20 October 1988-16 December 1999. Shadow Minister for Corrections, Shadow Minister for Tourism and Shadow Minister for Police and Emergency Services 1990-92. Deputy Leader of the Opposition 1991-1992. Minister for Agriculture Oct-Nov 1992. Minister for Tourism, Minister for Police and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrections 1992-96. Deputy Premier 1992-99. Minister for Agriculture and Resources 1996-99. Shadow Minister for Agriculture Oct-Dec 1999. Printing and Economic and Budget Review committees 1982-1988. Workcare committee 1987-1988.
References
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook; Alexandra & Eildon Standard 24 Feb 1982; National Party Vic. Parl. Spokesmen
Initial Data Source
Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
Last Update
Array (last date the record was checked and updated)