Member of the NSW Legislative Council
Trevor Khan was first elected to the Legislative Council in March 2007, and is currently The Nationals' Duty MLC for the Cessnock Electorate. He is respected widely across the Parliament for his work on a number of Parliamentary Committees.
Trevor was born and raised in Wollongong, completing his tertiary education in Sydney after obtaining a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of NSW. Whilst completing his Law degrees Trevor worked as a personnel officer and then, having completed his studies, worked as an industrial relations officer with a major Australian company in both Sydney and the Latrobe Valley in Victoria.
In 1985, Trevor moved to Tamworth, where he practiced as a lawyer principally in the areas of criminal and family law. Trevor became an Accredited Specialist Advocate and was well known about the court circuits in North West NSW, particularly as a former member of the Family Issues Committee of the NSW Law Society.
After being elected to the Legislative Council in March 2007, Trevor has held several significant parliamentary positions including his current appointment as Chair of the Legislative Council's Privileges Committee, and member of the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters.
In the last Parliament, Trevor was a Member of the General Purpose Standing Committee that conducted an inquiry into power privatisation in NSW, as well as delivering a report on the privatisation of prisons in NSW. Trevor has previously served as a Member of the Social Issues Committee; the Standing Committee of ICAC; and the Select Committee on the NSW Taxi Industry.