Contact John Ajaka Member of the Legislative Council The Hon John Ajaka MLC is a Member of the Legislative Council. He has been a Liberal Party member of the New South Wales Legislative Council since 2007 and has served as Minister for Ageing, Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Multiculturalism, Parliamentary Secretary for Transport and Roads, and before that, as Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition. He has been a member on a number of committees including the select Committee on the NSW Taxi Industry, General Purpose Standing Committee, Standing Committee on Law and Justice, Committee on Children and Young People and the Privileges Committee. Before entering Parliament as the first Liberal Lebanese Australian member of an Australian parliament, the Minister served as a Councillor for the City of Rockdale from 2004 until 2008. John has previously operated a legal practice for more than 25 years and served on the board of a number of companies. The Minister is the proud father of six daughters and a passionate supporter of the St George/Illawarra Dragons.