Geoff Lyons

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Geoff Lyons
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Bass
In office
21 August 2010 – 7 September 2013
Preceded by Jodie Campbell
Succeeded by Andrew Nikolić
Personal details
Born (1953-04-29) 29 April 1953 (age 61)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party

Geoffrey Raymond "Geoff" Lyons (born 29 April 1953), an Australian former politician, was a member of the Australian House of Representatives for the seat of Bass in Tasmania, representing the Australian Labor Party.[1] He succeeded Labor MP Jodie Campbell, who retired from politics, at the 2010 federal election.

Background[edit]

Lyons previously worked in public health.[2] He was later head of office for Peter Patmore, the state Attorney-General, before contesting the state seat of Bass unsuccessfully at the 2002 state election. Prior to his election he had worked for both his predecessor Jodie Campbell and Senator Helen Polley.[3]

Lyons is married with three children.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bass". Virtual Tally Room (Australian Electoral Commission). 2010-08-24. Retrieved 2010-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Labor People - Geoff Lyons". Australian Labor Party. 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-24. 
  3. ^ Green, Antony (2010). "Bass". 2010 Federal Election. Retrieved 2010-08-24. 
  4. ^ Blewett, Danielle (8 January 2010). "Geoff Lyons may be Labor's man in Bass". The Examiner (Tasmania) (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 4 September 2010. 

External links[edit]

Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Jodie Campbell
Member for Bass
2010–2013
Succeeded by
Andrew Nikolić