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CAMPBELL, GraemeBiography for CAMPBELL, Graeme

Member for Kalgoorlie (WA)


Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, 1980. Re-elected 1983, 1984, 1987, 1990, 1993 and 1996. Defeated at general elections 1998.

Committee Service

Joint Statutory: Australian Security Intelligence Organization from 26.5.1993 to 29.1.1996.

Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs and Defence from 28.2.1985 to 5.6.1987; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 20.10.1987 to 19.2.1990; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 26.5.1993 to 29.1.1996.

House of Representatives Standing: Aboriginal Affairs from 4.12.1980 to 26.10.1989; Privileges from 11.5.1983 to 19.2.1990; Library from 27.11.1989 to 19.2.1990; Industry, Science and Technology from 16.5.1990 to 8.2.1993; Transport, Communications and Infrastructure from 16.5.1990 to 29.1.1996; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 29.5.1996 to 3.10.1998.

House of Representatives Select: Aboriginal Education from 22.3.1985 to 26.11.1985.

Conferences Delegations and Visits

Delegate, 30th South Pacific Conference, Noumea, October 1990

Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to Russia and Ukraine, March-April 1995


Born 13.8.1939, Abingdon, England


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

Pastoralist, mining industry and wholesale distributor


Description: Rural

Location: The greater part of Western Australia apart from south-west corner; it includes the centres of Broome, Boulder, Carnarvon, Coolgardie, Dampier, Derby, Esperance, Exmouth, Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Kununurra, Norseman, Port Hedland and Wyndham.

Area: 2.26505e+006 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 70697 (at 5.2.1996)

Industries: Mining, cattle, sheep, fishing, tropical fruits, vegetables.

Electorate: Kalgoorlie includes the Western Australian Legislative Assembly electorates of Burrup, Eyre, Kalgoorlie, Kimberley, Ningaloo and Pilbara, and parts of Merredin and Roe.

Miscellaneous Information

Educated South Australia