Michael McCormack (Australian politician)
|Member of the Australian Parliament
21 August 2010
|Preceded by||Kay Hull|
2 August 1964 |
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
|Political party||National Party of Australia|
|Profession||Former editor, journalist and director.|
Michael Francis McCormack (born 2 August 1964), an Australian federal politician, is a member of the Australian House of Representatives representing the seat of Riverina, New South Wales for the National Party of Australia, elected at the 2010 federal election. McCormack was announced as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance in the Abbott ministry, due to be sworn in on 18 September 2013.
Early years and background
Prior to entering Parliament, McCormack was the editor of The Daily Advertiser in Wagga Wagga until 2002. McCormack went on to sue the Riverina Media Group for unfair dismissal in 2003 and settled out of court for an undisclosed amount.
McCormack was the director from 1994 to 2003 and official historian from 1994 to 2010 for the Murrumbidgee Turf Club.
- "Tony Abbott's cabinet and outer ministry". smh.com.au. AAP. 16 September 2013. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
- "Michael's Employment History". Michael McCormack. Retrieved 24 August 2010.
- "Michael McCormack chosen as candidate for Riverina". Nationals blog. National Party of Australia. 24 May 2010. Retrieved 23 August 2010.
- "Former editor accepts out-of-court settlement". Australian Newspaper History Group Newsletter (University of Queensland) (24): 9. October 2003. Retrieved 24 March 2011.
- Glover, Ben; Higgins, Ben (23 August 2010). "Michael's the man". The Daily Advertiser (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 23 August 2010.
- "First Preferences and Two Candidate Preferred – Riverina". 2010 federal election. Australian Electoral Commission. 21 August 2010. Retrieved 23 August 2010.
- "Michael McCormack MP Member for the Riverina". The Nationals NSW. Retrieved 24 March 2011.
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