The Hon Peter Primrose MLC

Vice President of the Evatt Foundation

After Peter graduated as a social worker from the University of Sydney, he worked in a number of agencies including the Departments of Health and Community Services.

He served on Campbelltown City Council, including a term as Mayor and for five years as Chair of the Macarthur Health Services Board.

Peter was elected as Member for Camden in 1988 and subsequently entered the NSW Legislative Council in 1996. He served as Government Whip, and was elected as President in 2007, at which time he was the Minister for Regulatory Reform and Minister for Mineral Resources.

Peter was appointed as Minister for Small Business, Minister for Volunteering, Minister for Youth, Minister Assisting the Premier on Veteran's Affairs in December 2009, in the Keneally Labor Government. In May 2010 Peter was appointed as Minister for Ageing and Minister for Disability Services in addition to the portfolios of Volunteering and Youth.

Peter was elected Evatt Foundation Vice President in 2012.