Mr Price arrived in Chicago to commence his tenure as Consul-General in November 2011. Mr Price was a Member of the Australian House of Representatives from 1984 until his retirement at the 2010 Federal Election.
Mr Price served as Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister Hawke and later to Minister for Defence Ray. He served as Chief Opposition Whip, and following the 2007 election, Chief Government Whip.
He was an alderman on Blacktown City Council from 1981 until 1987. He served as Deputy Mayor in 1984-1985. Prior to entering parliament he was employed by Telstra as an account manager.
Mr Price was educated at the New South Wales Institute of Technology and was recently awarded an honorary doctor of letters by the University of Western Sydney.
Mr Price is married and has four adult children.