Mick Veivers

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Michael Desmond (Mick) Veivers (born 12 August 1939) was the Member for Southport from 1987 to 2001 and was Minister for Emergency Services and Sport in the Borbidge Government. He had previously been a Rugby League international.[1]

Veivers was born at Southport in Queensland, Australia.[2] He attended St. Joseph's Nudgee College. He played football in the Brisbane Rugby League premiership for the Souths Magpies and represented Queensland and Australia. He also played in Sydney for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles.[3] His cousin, Greg Veivers was also a rugby league international.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 Queensland Election - Details for Southport". ABC Online. Retrieved 08-05-2010. 
  2. ^ "Profile - Mick Veivers". Gold Coast Sporting Hall of Fame. Retrieved 9 May 2010. 
  3. ^ qrl.com.au. "Queensland Representatives". History. Queensland Rugby League. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Doug Jennings
Member for Southport
1987–2001
Succeeded by
Peter Lawlor
Preceded by
Ken Davies
Queensland Minister for Emergency Services
1996–1998
Succeeded by
Stephen Robertson
Preceded by
Bob Gibbs
Queensland Minister for Sport
1996–1998
Succeeded by
Bob Gibbs