About Paul

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Member of the Legislative Council

Temporary Chair of Committees
Member of the Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)
Term of service expires 56th Parliament (1 March 2019)

Hon. Paul Green MLC Bio:

Paul was elected to the NSW Legislative Council in 2011, where he now works to represent the state of NSW. Previously Paul was a Councillor for Shoalhaven City Council and in 2008 was elected Mayor, a role in which he served the city until October 2012.  

 Paul now works alongside Rev. Hon. Fred Nile MLC, bringing a Christian response to policy and laws and together they hold the balance of power in the NSW Upper House.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Nursing and practised as a Registered Nurse before beginning a small business. Paul has also completed studies in Leadership at Bible College and was a Pastor at his local church prior to running for local Government in 2004. 

Since his election in 2011 Paul has worked to see the upgrade of the Princes Highway including the delivery of the Stage Two upgrade between Gerringong to Berry. Works have now begun for Stage Three Princes Highway upgrade covering Berry to Bomaderry. The next step is to see Stage Four delivered- a third crossing over the Shoalhaven River.

Paul also played a major role in the establishment of the $110 million South Coast Correctional Centre.

Paul is known for his fairness and impartiality amongst his state colleagues and the constituents he has the privilege of representing.

Paul works to ensure that families and workers are strongly represented and that the impacts of proposed law always seeks to strengthen and build a stronger society for all who live in the great state of New South Wales.  

Paul is married to Michelle and together they have six children.

Parliamentary Activity

Current Positions

Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 26 Mar 2011
Temporary Chair of Committees 06 May 2015
Member, Portfolio Committee No. 6 – Planning and Environment 14 May 2015 Chair
Member, Portfolio Committee No. 2 – Health and Community Services 14 May 2015 Deputy Chair
Member, Standing Committee on State Development 14 May 2015
Member, Committee on Children and Young People 02 Jun 2015
Member, Select Committee on off-protocol prescribing of chemotherapy in NSW 11 Aug 2016 Chair
Member, Select Committee on Human Trafficking in New South Wales 09 Nov 2016 Chair

Prior Positions

Position Start End Period Notes
Temporary Chair of Committees 09 Sep 2014 06 Mar 2015 5 mths 26 days
Temporary Chair of Committees 24 May 2011 08 Sep 2014 3 yrs 3 mths 16 days
Member, Select Committee on the closure of public schools in New South Wales 25 Jun 2015 22 Oct 2015 3 mths 28 days Chair
Member, Standing Committee on State Development 11 May 2011 06 Mar 2015 3 yrs 9 mths 24 days
Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 3 19 May 2011 06 Mar 2015 3 yrs 9 mths 16 days
Member, Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission 22 Jun 2011 06 Mar 2015 3 yrs 8 mths 13 days
Member, Select Committee on home schooling 28 May 2014 05 Dec 2014 6 mths 8 days Chair.
Member, Select Committee on social, public and affordable housing 13 Nov 2013 08 Sep 2014 9 mths 27 days Chair.
Member, Select Committee on the closure or downsizing of Corrective Services NSW facilities 06 Sep 2012 14 Jun 2013 9 mths 9 days Chair.
Member, Joint Select Committee on the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme
Click here to view Paul's Inaugural Speech