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Roderick Alexander Mackenzie

Geelong South, Geelong West, Belmont and Forrest State Schools., Geelong High School, Gordon Institute of Technology

Plumber; plumbing inspector Geelong Water and Sewerage Trust; architectural plumbing designer; technical officer C'wealth Department of Science; plumbing consultant 1974-1979; Royal Australian Air Force National Service 1954; member Aust. Antarctic expeditions 1966,1967, 1968, 1973, 1974; youth club leader Belmont and Highton 24 years; Geelong Jaycee of the year 1967; before parl. president Matthew Flinders Girls' High School Parents and Citizens, Geelong Movement against Uranium mining; member Geelong Environment Council, Aust.-China Society, Aust. Conservation Foundation, Royal A'asian Ornithologists Union; bailiff of Crown Lands; active local sportsman. Awarded Order of Australia Medal 1999, Queen's Birthday Awards, for Services to the Geelong community. Member, HESSE Health Board. Life Member, Voluntary Euthanasia Society, Inverleigh Golf Club. Committee Member, Relatives Against the Intake of Narcotics (RAIN). Australia Antarctic Research Expeditioners Club. Geelong Highland Gathering Chieftain. Committee Member, Order of Australia Assoc.

Plumber, plumbing inspector, technical officer and plumbing consultant

Australian Labor Party
Geelong Community Alliance
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative CouncilGeelong5 May 19792 October 1992Defeated

*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.
Other seats contested
Geelong 1976
President, Legislative Council 1985-88
Minister of Soldier Settlement Apr-Dec 1982
Minister of Forests and Minister of Lands 1982-83
Minister of Conservation, Forests and Lands 1983-85
Company Takeovers and State Development committees 1979-1982
Social Development Cttee 1991
House Cttee 1985-1987
Library Cttee 1985-1988 (Chairman)
Legislative Council Standing Orders Cttee, 1985-1988
Legislative Council Printing Cttee, 1985-1988

References: Who's Who in Australia 1980-1983; Victorian Parliamentary Handbook; Geelong News 13 Mar 1979; Geelong Advertiser 3 May 1979; Spring Street Digest 28 May 1982; personal information

Data Source: Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985

Last updated: 20th November 2018