Ron Phillips (politician)

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Ronald Anthony Phillips AO (born 16 May 1949) is a former Australian politician, elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly.

Phillips was born in Sydney and became accountant in the dairy, printing, mining, rubber plastics and stockbroking industries. He worked for Potter Partners, a stockbroking firm, for three years before his election to Parliament. He married Ann-Marie and they had one daughter and two sons. He represented the seat of Miranda for the Liberal Party of Australia from 1984 to 1999. He was Minister for Health Services Management from June 1991 until June 1992 and then Minister for Health until the defeat of the Fahey government in March 1995. He was then Deputy Leader of the Opposition until he lost his seat in 1999.[1]

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  1. ^ "The Hon. Ronald Anthony PHILLIPS (1949 - )". Former Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 April 2017. 
Parliament of New South Wales
Preceded by
William Robb
Member for Miranda
1984–1999
Succeeded by
Barry Collier
Political offices
New title Minister for Hospital Management/
Minister for Health Services Management

1991–1992
Post abolished
Preceded by
John Hannaford
Minister for Health
1992–1995
Succeeded by
Andrew Refshauge
Preceded by
Kerry Chikarovski
Deputy Leader of the Opposition of New South Wales
1995–1999
Succeeded by
Barry O'Farrell
Party political offices
Preceded by
Kerry Chikarovski
Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party of Australia (NSW Division)
1995–1999
Succeeded by
Barry O'Farrell