Kevin Humphries


Kevin Humphries

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honorific-suffix = MP
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Kevin Humphries is an Australian politican and National Party of Australia member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. Stokes has represented the Barwon since 24 March 2007.

Humphries is the son of Eileen and Frank Humphries who were married in Tamworth in 1958. He grew in Tamworth and attended St Edward's Primary School which was run at the time by the Sisters of St Joseph. He would on to complete his secondary education at the Christian Brothers College. [http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/hansart.nsf/V3Key/LA20070530056]

Humphries obtained a scholarship to study at the Catholic Teachers College in Strathfield. He then went to complete a Bachelor of Education externally through University of New England in Armidale, New South Wales. He obtained a Graduate Diploma of Religious Studies (Grad Dip RE) through the Australian Catholic University in Brisbane.

His first teaching position was in 1981 at St Patricks Primary School in Walcha. It was in Walcha that he met is wife and where they were in 1985. They moved to Tamworth and he taught secondary school at Rosary College for four years. He then went on to become the Principal at Sacred Heart School at Boggabri, principal at Sacred Heart School at Geeveston in Tasmania and finally as principal at St Philomena's School in Moree in 1995. [http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/hansart.nsf/V3Key/LA20070530056]

It was in Moree in 1995 that Humprhies first became a director of the Aboriginal Employment Strategy. In 2001 he left the school system and began a management consultancy company. His company specialised in worked in the cotton industry, aged care and the retirement sector. In 2002 he became chair of the New England and North West Area Consultative Committee which was a Federal Regional Partnerships Program set up by the Australian Government. [http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/hansart.nsf/V3Key/LA20070530056]

Humprhies is married to Linda and has two sons and a daughter.

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