|Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly
22 March 2003 – 16 September 2011
|Preceded by||Harry Woods|
|Succeeded by||Chris Gulaptis|
|Born||Stephen Rhett Cansdell
23 September 1950
Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
He was Australian Professional Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion in 1973–1974 and Queensland Professional Heavyweight Boxing Champion in 1978–1981. Cansdell became champion with a sixth round knockout over Johnny Gorkom; he lost to Greg Mcnamara over ten rounds in a non-title fight. Cansdell later trained future light heavyweight world champion Jeff Harding.
He resigned from parliament on 16 September 2011 over a false declaration related to a traffic offence.
- "Steve Cansdell". National Party of Australia (New South Wales). Retrieved 18 February 2007.
- "Mr (Steve) Stephen Rhett Cansdell, MP". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 February 2010.
- Salusinszky, Imre (16 September 2011). "Member for Clarence Steve Cansdell has announced his resignation". theaustralian.com.au. Retrieved 16 September 2011.
- Personal website
- "MP reveals traumatic early years" by Lisa Carty, The Sydney Morning Herald (2 December 2007)
|Parliament of New South Wales|
|Member for Clarence
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