Steve Whan was re-elected as Member for Monaro at the 2023 election after eight years out of politics.  Steve was member for Monaro between 2003 and 2011, and a Member of the NSW Legislative Council from 2011 to 2015.  From 2009 to 2011 he was a NSW Minister with portfolios including Primary Industries, Emergency Services and Rural Affairs.  He was a Shadow Minister for four years until 2015 with portfolios including Agriculture and Police.