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(Oct. 24) School of Foreign Languages Lecture

Last updated :2013-10-16

Topic: Cooperation in Higher Education between Guangdong and NSW
Speaker: The Hon. Andrew Stoner MP

Time: 16:10-17:10, Thursday, October 24, 2013
Venue: Room 210, School of Foreign Languages Building, South Campus, SYSU


The Hon. Andrew Stoner MP is the NSW Deputy Premier, Minister for Trade and Investment, and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services.

Andrew was first elected into Parliament as the Nationals Member for Oxley on March 27th 1999 and was elected Leader of the NSW Nationals in March 2003. Following the NSW Liberals & Nationals election win on March 26th 2011, Andrew was sworn in as Deputy Premier and took on his Ministerial responsibilities.

Andrew was born in 1960, growing up in Brisbane before moving with his family to Grafton. A keen surfer and committed father of six, Andrew and his wife Cathy are proud residents of Wauchope on the NSW North Coast. Andrew believes in the importance of family and a fair go for all.

As the Deputy Premier, Andrew is dedicated to bringing common sense back into how our State is governed. As the Leader of the NSW Nationals, he is the proud leader of the only party that was formed solely to represent people living outside the major cities.
Prior to entering Parliament Andrew obtained a Bachelor of Business and a master in Business Administration, and has also worked as an employment agency manager.

Andrew’s commitment to his community has been exemplified through his involvement in community organisations such as Rotary, Lions, Chambers of Commerce and his church.