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Biography for KNOTT, Peter John

Member for Gilmore (NSW) 1993-96

Australian Labor Party

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Gilmore, New South Wales, 1993.

Defeated at general elections 1996.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Transport, Communications and Infrastructure from 12.5.93 to 29.1.96; Televising of the House of Representatives from 26.5.93 to 29.1.96.

Joint Statutory: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 26.5.93 to 29.1.96; Native Title from 4.5.94 to 29.3.95; Native Title and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Fund from 29.3.95 to 29.1.96.


Born 8.8.1956 at Sydney, NSW.

Died 11.2015.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA, DipEd (Wollongong).



Description: Rural.

Location: South-eastern New South Wales; it includes the centres of Bundanoon, Gerringong, Huskisson, Kiama, Milton, Moss Vale, Nowra, Robertson and Ulladulla.

Area: 6329 sq km (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 74 971 (at 5.2.96).

Industries: Tourism, timber, dairy and beef cattle, paper mill, brickworks, light engineering, dairy factory, steel fabrication and fishing.

State electorates: Gilmore includes parts of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorates of Bega, Kiama, South Coast and Southern Highlands.