THOMAS GEORGE APPOINTED TO VICTIM'S COMPENSATION STANDING COMMITTEE

Victim's Compensation Appointment 17 November 99

THOMAS GEORGE APPOINTED TO VICTIM'S COMPENSATION STANDING COMMITTEE

17 November 1999

NSW National Party Leader, George Souris, today announced the appointment of Member for Lismore, Thomas George, to the NSW Parliament's Victim's Compensation Standing Committee.

Mr Souris congratulated Mr George on his promotion.

"I am sure Thomas George will do an outstanding job as the National Party's representative on the Committee," Mr Souris said.

"It is tribute to Thomas George's dedication and enthusiasm that he has been appointed to this very important Parliamentary Standing Committee," he said.

Mr Souris said that Thomas George was one of five high calibre new National Party Members of Parliament.

"Through representing the people of Lismore and his strong community involvement, Thomas George has had contact with victims of crime and has experience of the issues involved.

He will bring an understanding and knowledge of the problems to the Committee.

Thomas George's appointment will also guarantee that the particular concerns of rural and regional Australia will be put forward and given voice to," Mr Souris said.

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577