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HAWKE, the Hon. Alexander (Alex) GeorgeBiography for HAWKE, the Hon. Alexander (Alex) George

Member for Mitchell (NSW)

Liberal Party of Australia



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Mitchell, New South Wales, 2007, 2010 and 2013.


Parliamentary Positions

Member, Speaker's Panel from 4.3.14 to 21.9.15.


Ministerial Appointments

Assistant Minister to the Treasurer from 21.9.15.


Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Petitions from 11.3.08 to 19.7.10; Education and Employment from 4.12.13 to 9.9.15; Environment from 4.12.13 to 14.9.15 (Chair from 9.12.13 to 9.9.15 to 14.9.15).

Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 4.12.13 to 14.7.14 and from 7.9.15 to 12.10.15; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 4.12.13 to 12.10.15.

Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 25.10.10 to 24.6.13.


Party Positions

Member, Liberal Party from 1995.

Member, Liberal Party State Executive (NSW) 2002-05; Member, Liberal Party Federal Executive 2005.

President, Young Liberals (NSW) 2002-05; Federal President, Young Liberals 2005.

Member, Liberal Party Campaign Committee.

Delegate, Liberal Party State and Federal Councils.


Personal

Born 9.7.1977, Wollongong, NSW.

Married.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA (Syd)(Government/Philosophy).

Masters of Government and Public Affairs (Syd).

Retail manager 1998.

Adviser to the Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer, the Hon. HL Coonan 2001-03.

Adviser to the Hon. DJ Clarke, MLC 2003-07.

Adviser to RC Williams, MLA 2007.


Military Service

Officer, Australian Army Reserve, Royal Australian Armoured Corps; Lieutenant, 1st/15th Royal NSW Lancers, Parramatta 1995-2000.


Electorate

Description: outer metropolitan.

Location: north-western outskirts of Sydney; it includes the suburbs of Nelson and Box Hill in the north-west to Northmead and North Rocks in the south-east. The main suburbs include Baulkham Hills, Beaumont Hills, Bella Vista, Box Hill, Castle Hill, Kellyville, Nelson, Northmead, North Rocks, Rouse Hill, Winston Hills and West Pennant Hills.

Area: 101 sq km (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 97 682 (at 7.9.13).

Industries: commercial and business services, light industry, education and retail.

State electorates: Mitchell includes parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Baulkham Hills, Castle Hill, Epping, Parramatta and Seven Hills.