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ABEL, John ArthurBiography for ABEL, John Arthur

Member for Evans (NSW)

Liberal Party of Australia

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Evans, New South Wales, 1975. Retired prior to general elections 1977.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: House from 3.3.1976 to 10.11.1977.

Party Positions

Member of the Liberal Party State Council (NSW) from 1969.

President of the Liberal Party Evans Federal Electoral Council from 1970 to 1975.

Member of the Liberal Party Trade, Industry and Economics Committee (NSW) from 1971 to 1975.


Born 25.6.1939, Marrickville, Australia

Died 19.11.2019, Tewantin

Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament


Company Manager.


Name: Evans

Location: Includes inner western Sydney suburbs of Drummoyne, Abbotsford, Five Dock, Haberfield, Croydon, Ashfield and Ashbury.

Area: 27 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 62,995 (at 13.12.1975)

Industries: Light engineering works, service and manufacturing industries.

Includes: Evans includes the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Ashfield, Canterbury, Drummoyne and Marrickville.