Tom Gilmore, Jr.

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Not to be confused with Tom Gilmore, Sr..

Thomas John George "Tom" Gilmore (born 8 May 1946) is a former Australian politician.

Gilmore was born in Mareeba; his father, Tom Gilmore, Sr., had been a federal and state Country Party politician. The younger Gilmore served on Mareeba Shire Council from 1982 to 1987. In 1986 he was elected as the National Party member for Tablelands in the Queensland Legislative Assembly. In 1992 he moved to the front bench as Shadow Minister for Minerals and Energy, a portfolio he held until the Coalition took government in 1996, whereupon he became the Minister. He was defeated in 1998 by a One Nation candidate.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Queensland Parliament (2012). "Gilmore, Thomas John George (Tom)". Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
Parliament of Queensland
New seat Member for Tablelands
1989–1998
Succeeded by
Shaun Nelson