About Fred

Rev Hon Fred Nile E.D, L.th, MLC


  • Assistant President, NSW Legislative Council (Upper House)
  • Member of NSW Parliament for over 33 years (since 1981)
  • National & NSW President, Christian Democratic Party
  • Political Party Activity – Founder of Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile) Group. (Formerly Call to Australia (Fred Nile) Group.)


Family Man.
  • Married to the late Elaine Nile for 53 years who sadly died from liver cancer
  • Four children and eight grandchildren
  • Remarried in 2013 to Silvana Nero


Community Activity
  • Honorary Publisher/Director – Editor of Family World News
  • Honorary Patron/Director – Australian Christian Nation Association Inc
  • Honorary President – Fellowship of Congregational Churches
  • Honorary Director – 2CH Broadcasting
  • Member – Council of Churches (NSW)


Christian Service
  • National Director, Australian Christian Endeavour Movement
  • Assistant Director, 1968 Billy Graham Crusade, Sydney Showground
  • Director, NSW Congregational Board of Evangelism
  • Director, Methodist Mission to NSW
  • Director of Outreach and Evangelism, Wesley Central Methodist Mission


  • Military Service – Army Reserve for 22 years finally as infantry officer – Officer Commanding D. Coy, 4RNSWR., awarded ED (Queen’s Efficiency Decoration.) (Retired List)


  • Qualifications, Occupations and Interests – L.Th. (Degree in Theology) and is an Ordained Minister Special interests are family life and Christian values.


  • 2015 CDP Candidate for NSW Legislative Council (State Senate) as “team CDP” with Rev Dr Ross Clifford