Darryl Briskey

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Darryl James Briskey (born 24 August 1955) is a former Australian politician. Born in Roma, Queensland, he was a teacher before entering politics. In 1978, he joined the Cleveland branch of the Australian Labor Party. In 1989, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as the Labor member for Redlands, transferring to Cleveland in 1992. He continued to represent the seat until his retirement in 2006.[1]

Briskey was the unsuccessful federal Labor Party against Liberal incumbent Andrew Laming for the seat of Bowman at the 2013 federal election.[2]


Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Paul Clauson
Member for Redlands
Succeeded by
John Budd
New seat Member for Cleveland
Succeeded by
Phil Weightman