Hon. Brad Hazzard MP, Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research
Opportunities for NSW in Medical Research, Innovation and Medical Cannabis
The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce in association with KPMG and EverBlu Capital was delighted to host a boardroom lunch on 13 June 2018 with Hon. Brad Hazzard MP, Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research, who gave an overview on opportunities for NSW in medical research, innovation and medical cannabis.
Brad Hazzard is a senior Minister in the NSW Government, and in 2017 was appointed as Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research. He oversees record investment in Health infrastructure and services which has resulted in a hospital building boom across the state and the funding of thousands of new frontline positions. NSW also has a robust and innovative medical research knowledge economy which the NSW Government seeks to encourage and expand.
Brad started his professional life as a graduate science teacher at North Sydney Boys’ High School. He later studied law at the University of NSW, holds a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney and was admitted as a solicitor in 1977. Brad entered Parliament in 1991 as the State Member for Wakehurst on Sydney’s northern beaches.
Brad has previously served as Minister for Family and Community Services and Minister for Social Housing, Attorney General and Minister for Justice and as Minister for Planning and Infrastructure as a Leader of the Legislative Assembly.