Geoff Wilson (Australian politician)

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The Hon
Geoff Wilson
Minister for Health
In office
21 February 2011 – 26 March 2012
Premier Anna Bligh
Preceded by Paul Lucas
Succeeded by Lawrence Springborg
Minister for Education and Training
In office
26 March 2009 – 21 February 2011
Premier Anna Bligh
Preceded by Rod Welford
Succeeded by Cameron Dick (as Education)
Minister for Mines and Energy
In office
13 September 2006 – 26 March 2009
Premier Peter Beattie, Anna Bligh
Preceded by Henry Palaszczuk (Mines)
John Mickel (Energy)
Succeeded by Stephen Robertson
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Ferny Grove
In office
13 June 1998 – 23 March 2012
Preceded by Glen Milliner
Succeeded by Dale Shuttleworth
Personal details
Born Geoffrey James Wilson
(1952-11-05) 5 November 1952 (age 64)
Culcairn, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Alma mater Australian National University
Occupation Barrister

Geoffrey James "Geoff" Wilson (born 5 November 1952) is an Australian politician. Born in Culcairn in New South Wales, he was a barrister and union official. In 1998, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as the Labor member for Ferny Grove, which he has represented since. He was appointed Minister for Mines and Energy in September 2006 by Peter Beattie, and continued in that post after Anna Bligh took over as Premier a year later. Following the 2009 election, he was named Minister for Education and Training. In the February 2011 reshuffle, he was appointed Minister for Health. He served in that post until Anna Bligh resigned following Labor's loss at 2012 election, in which Wilson lost his seat.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Glen Milliner
Member for Ferny Grove
1998–2012
Succeeded by
Dale Shuttleworth