Michael Organ

Former Member for Cunningham

Michael was elected as theĀ Member for Cunningham following a by-election in 2002, serving fromĀ 19 October 2002 to 8 October 2004. He was born in Bulli, NSW in 1956.

Michael's election win was driven by a strong community campaign opposing development at Sandon Point, which was a threat to Aboriginal cultural heritage, wetlands and natural bushland.

During his time in Parliament, Michael condemned the war in Iraq, supported a move towards free tertiary education, opposed privatisation of public assets, and worked to support self-determination for Tibet.

Michael also served on the House of Respresentatives Select Committee investigating bushfires in Australia.

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Michael Organ