|Member of the Australian Parliament|
|Assumed office |
18 May 2019
|Preceded by||Luke Hartsuyker|
Patrick John Conaghan
31 January 1971
Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
|Political party||The Nationals|
|Residence||Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia|
|Occupation||Lawyer, police officer|
Conaghan was born in Kempsey, New South Wales.
Prior to entering federal politics, he worked as a police officer in Kempsey before being transferred to Sydney as a detective and later on as a police prosecutor. He was also a councilor for the North Sydney Council from 2003 to 2007. After departing law enforcement, Conaghan became a lawyer and established his own practice specialising in criminal defence, Conaghan Lawyers before being elected.
Conaghan lives in Port Macquarie, New South Wales with his wife, Ilona, and their two children.
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|Parliament of Australia|
| Member for Cowper