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Meet the Consul-General Mr Roger Price
Mr Price is a former Australian Parliamentarian. He was elected as a Member of the Australian House of Representatives in the 1984 election for the Australian Labor Party until his retirement at the 2010 Federal Election.
Mr Price has been a member of numerous Standing Committees and overseas parliamentary delegations, including the Joint Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee from May 1993 to August 2004. He chaired this Committee from June 1995 to January 1996.
Mr Price served as Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister Hawke and later to Minister for Defence Ray. He served as Chief Opposition Whip, and following the 2007 election, Chief Government Whip.
Mr Price was educated at the New South Wales Institute of Technology (now University of Technology, Sydney) and was recently awarded an honorary doctor of letters by the University of Western Sydney. He was an alderman on Blacktown City Council from 1981 until 1987. He served as Deputy Mayor in 1984-1985. Prior to entering parliament he was employed by Telstra as an account manager.
Mr Price is married and has four adult children