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Barry Haase

His Honour
Barry Haase
Administrator of the Australian Indian Ocean Territories
Assumed office
5 October 2014
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove
Preceded by Jon Stanhope
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Kalgoorlie
In office
3 October 1998 – 21 August 2010
Preceded by Graeme Campbell
Succeeded by Division abolished
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Durack
In office
21 August 2010 – 5 August 2013
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by Melissa Price
Personal details
Born (1945-11-19) 19 November 1945
Southern Cross, Western Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Occupation Company director

Barry Wayne Haase (born 19 November 1945), Australian politician, was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives from October 1998 to August 2013. He initially represented the Division of Kalgoorlie, the largest parliamentary constituency by area in the world,[1] in Western Australia. In 2010, Kalgoorlie was abolished, and Haase transferred to the newly created Durack, essentially the northern half of his old electorate.

He was born in Southern Cross, Western Australia, and was a company director before entering politics.

Haase announced his retirement on 15 June 2013.[2]

On 1 October 2014, Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove appointed Haase as Administrator of the Australian Indian Ocean TerritoriesChristmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands—with his term commencing on 5 October 2014.[3]

References

  1. ^ Australian MP in fight for biggest constituency - Telegraph
  2. ^ "News and Information from Western Australia's Kimberley Region, Kunnunurra news, Fitzroy Crossing News, Broome News, Derby News, Halls Creek News". Kimberley Page. 15 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-26. 
  3. ^ Briggs, Jamie. "New Administrator for Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands". Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Graeme Campbell
Member for Kalgoorlie
1998–2010
Division abolished
New division Member for Durack
2010–2013
Succeeded by
Melissa Price
Government offices
Preceded by
Jon Stanhope
Administrator of the Australian Indian Ocean Territories
2014–present
Incumbent
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