Minister for Veterans

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The Honourable David Harris MP

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Treaty
Minister for Gaming and Racing
Minister for Veterans
Minister for Medical Research
Minister for the Central Coast


  • David worked for 23 years in the public education system, 17 years of that time serving as Principal across a number of Primary schools.
  • David is married to Sherelle and has two daughters Rachael and Jessica.
  • In his down time David still plays football (Soccer) for Barnstoneworth United 45Ds and is an active patrolling surf lifesaver.
  • David is involved in a number of charity organisations including United in Football Central Coast and supports IRIS Foundation, Coast Hands, We Care Connect and Because We Care Boutique.
  • David has held a number of Shadow Minister portfolios before becoming a Minister in the new Minns Government.
  • These have included Jobs, Investment and Tourism, Regional Transport, Assistant for Education, Regional Development, Skills and Small Business.
  • David has a close relationship with local RSL sub-Branches, Legacy, War Widows, Vietnam Veterans and National Serviceman’s Association across the Wyong electorate.
  • David is excited about working with the veteran community in his new role as Minister.