Geoff Provest is very much a hands-on MP, recognised for his loud and passionate advocacy for his electorate and his practice of regularly accompanying emergency services workers on their shifts to better understand the problems facing his community.
Prior to his election in 2007, Geoff was the long-term general manager of the Tweed Heads Bowls Club, the largest bowls club in the southern hemisphere.
As an MP, Geoff is focused on the needs of his local community.
He is a strong champion for local issues including delivering a new Tweed Hospital, increased police numbers and upgrades to education facilities.
Within his community, Geoff has chaired the Regional Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal, the Regional Clean-Up Australia Day Committee, Tweed Tourism and Combined Neighbourhood Watch. The Tweed network of Neighbourhood Watch is now one of the strongest Neighbourhood Watch Networks in the state, exceeding 800 members.
Geoff has also received numerous awards including the Premier’s Award and was awarded the Tweed Shire Council Citizen of the Year in 2000.
Currently, Geoff is the Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism and Major Events . He is also a Member of the Committee on Investment, Industry and Regional Development, a Member of the Joint Standing Committee on the Office of the Valuer-General and A Member of the Joint Select Committee on Sydney’s Night Time Economy.
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I’m 100% for the communities of the Tweed and always looking to hear from you about what you believe should be top of my agenda.
Drop me a line below and I’ll be in touch.
Geoff Provest MP
Member for Tweed