Peter Primrose

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The Honourable
Peter Primrose
MLC
Peter Primrose MLC.jpg
President of Legislative Council of New South Wales
In office
8 May 2007 – 17 November 2009
Preceded by Meredith Burgmann
Succeeded by Amanda Fazio
Member of Legislative Council of New South Wales
Incumbent
Assumed office
17 April 1996
Member of Parliament
for Camden
In office
1988 – 1991
Preceded by John Fahey (Australian politician)
Succeeded by Liz Kernohan
Alderman of City of Campbelltown
In office
1980–1991
Personal details
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) Jan
Children David
Alma mater University of Sydney
Website Parliamentary Website

Peter Thomas Primrose (born 26 September 1955) is an Australian politician.

He has been an Australian Labor Party member of the New South Wales Legislative Council since 1996 and currently serves as Shadow Minister of State and Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader on Western Sydney. He was also the President of the Legislative Council (8 May 2007 - 17 November 2009), Minister for Disability Services (2 March 2010 - 28 March 2011) and Minister for Youth (8 December 2009 - 28 March 2011) among other portfolios.

Mr Primrose was previously the Labor member for Camden in the Legislative Assembly from 1988 to 1991.[1]

After Mr Primrose graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Social Studies, he worked as a social worker with the Red Cross Welfare Service before working for the NSW Departments of Health, Youth and Community Services and as an adviser to the Commonwealth Minister for Consumer Affairs. He served on Campbelltown City Council from 1980 to 1991, including a term as Mayor; and for five years as Chair of the Macarthur Health Services Board.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Hon. Peter Thomas Primrose". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 2007-09-12. 
  2. ^ "Peter Primrose MLC". NSW ALP. Retrieved 2009-11-19. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Graham West
Minister for Volunteering
2010-2011
Succeeded by
N/A
Preceded by
Paul Lynch
Minister for Ageing
2010-2011
Succeeded by
Andrew Constance
Preceded by
Paul Lynch
Minister for Disability Services
2010-2011
Succeeded by
Andrew Constance
Preceded by
Graham West
Minister Assisting the Premier on Veterans Affairs
2009-2010
Succeeded by
Frank Terenzini
Preceded by
Graham West
Minister for Youth
2009–2011
Succeeded by
Victor Dominello
Preceded by
Ian Macdonald
Minister for Mineral Resources
2009
Succeeded by
Ian Macdonald
Preceded by
Joe Tripodi
Minister for Regulatory Reform
2009
Succeeded by
John Hatzistergos
Preceded by
Meredith Burgmann
President of the New South Wales Legislative Council
2007 – 2009
Succeeded by
Amanda Fazio
Parliament of New South Wales
Preceded by
John Fahey
Member for Camden
1988 – 1991
Succeeded by
Liz Kernohan