Richard Face

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The Honourable
Richard Face
NSW Minister for Gaming and Racing and Minister Assisting the Premier on Hunter Development
In office
4 April 1995 – 20 March 2003
Premier Bob Carr
Member of the New South Wales Parliament
for Charlestown
In office
18 November 1972 – 20 March 2003
Preceded by Jack Stewart
Succeeded by Matthew Morris
Personal details
Born Jack Richard Face[1]
(1942-12-02) 2 December 1942 (age 75)[1]
Merewether, New South Wales, Australia[1]
Political party Labor Party
Spouse(s) Anita Kryczko (1977-?)[1]
Domestic partner Gaye Pear Bryden (2002-)[1]
Occupation Police officer

Jack Richard Face, known as Richard Face, (born 2 December 1942) is an Australian former politician who was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly between 1972 and 2003.[1]

Face was born in the Newcastle suburb of Merewether and educated at Merewether Public School, Broadmeadow High School, Newcastle Technical College and the New South Wales Police Academy.

Face was the Labor member for Charlestown from 1972 to 2003. He was the Minister for Gaming and Racing in Bob Carr's cabinet from 1995 until his retirement.[1]

In 2004 he was found guilty of lying to the Independent Commission against Corruption (ICAC). He was fined A$2500 and given a three-year good behaviour bond.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "The Hon. (Richard) Jack Richard Face (1942 - )". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Jacobsen, Geesche; Wallace, Natasha (24 December 2013). "Career switch saves Face from prison". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 28 April 2013. 
Parliament of New South Wales
Preceded by
Jack Stewart
Member for Charlestown
1972 – 2003
Succeeded by
Matthew Morris