|Member of Legislative Council of New South Wales|
3 December 2009
|Preceded by||Henry Tsang|
|Born||1965 (age 51–52)
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Spouse(s)||Mika Fukuta Moselmane|
|Alma mater||The University of Sydney
University of New South Wales
Early years and background
Moselmane was born in Konin, southern Lebanon.  He arrived in Australia from Lebanon in 1977 together with his parents, Chaher Mouslimani and Jawaher Mohanna Mouslimani, and ten other brothers and sisters. He attended Rockdale Public School and James Cook Boys' High School before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (politics and government administration) from the University of Sydney. Obtaining a Master degree in politics from Macquarie University, Moselmane went on to complete a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales. In 1999, Moselmane commenced practicing law as a solicitor.
In 1995, Moselmane was elected to Rockdale City Council in Sydney's south and served as mayor from 2001 to 2003, from 2005 to 2006, and again in 2009 until his appointment to the Legislative Council. Moselmane retired from Rockdale Council at the 2012 NSW Local Government Elections.
Moselmane was appointed to the Legislative Council on 3 December 2009, to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Henry Tsang,  and is the first Muslim member of the New South Wales Parliament.
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