- The Hon Dr Sharman Stone MP, Member for Murray (Vic)
- Parliament of Australia: House of Representatives
Elected to the House of Representatives for Murray, Victoria, 1996 and 1998.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment and Heritage from 21.10.98.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the Senate from 21.10.98.
House of Representatives Standing: Primary Industries, Resources and Rural and Regional Affairs from 29.5.96; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 4.6.97.
Joint Statutory: Public Accounts from 29.5.96 to 1.1.98; Public Accounts and Audit from 1.1.98.
Conferences, Delegations and Visits
Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to New Zealand, June 1997.
Delegate, Liberal Party State Council (Vic).
Liberal Party Branch President, Women's President and member of various policy committees.
Born 23.4.51 at Pyramid Hill, Vic.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament
BA(Hons)(Monash), MA (La Trobe), GradDipEd (Hawthorn CAE).
PhD (Monash), BA, Farmer.
Location: Northern Victoria; it includes the centres of Boort, Cobram, Cohuna, Echuca, Kerang, Kyabram, Mooroopna, Murchison, Nathalia, Numurkah, Rochester, Serpentine, Shepparton and Tatura.
Area: 15 907 sq km (approx.).
Electors enrolled: 82 662 (at 3.10.98).
Industries: Dairying, horticulture, sheep, wheat, food processing and related industries.
State electorates: Murray includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of Shepparton, and parts of Murray Valley, Rodney and Swan Hill.