Ian Causley

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The Honourable
Ian Causley
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Page
In office
2 March 1996 – 17 October 2007
Preceded by Harry Woods
Succeeded by Janelle Saffin
Personal details
Born (1940-10-19) 19 October 1940 (age 77)
Maclean, New South Wales
Nationality Australian
Political party The Nationals
Occupation Farmer

Ian Raymond Causley (born 19 October 1940) is an Australian politician. He was a Nationals member of the Australian House of Representatives, representing the Division of Page, New South Wales from 1996 to 2007.

Causley was born in Maclean, New South Wales, and was a farmer and company director before entering politics. He was president of the Clarence River Cane Growers' Association and a member of the New South Wales Cane Growers' Council.

Causley was the member for Clarence in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1984 to 1996. He was Minister for Natural Resources 1988–90 and 1991–93, Minister for Water Resources 1990–91, Chief Secretary 1990–91, Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries 1993–95 and Minister for Mines 1993–95.[1]

In the federal parliament, Causley was Deputy Speaker from February 2002 to November 2007, the last five years of the John Howard premiership, under Speakers Neil Andrew and David Hawker.

Causley retired at the 2007 election.


  1. ^ "Mr Ian Raymond Causley (1940 – )". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
Parliament of New South Wales
Preceded by
Don Day
Member for Clarence
Succeeded by
Harry Woods
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Harry Woods
Member for Page
Succeeded by
Janelle Saffin