Glen Milliner

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The Hon
Glen Milliner
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Everton
In office
12 November 1977 – 19 September 1992
Preceded by Brian Lindsay
Succeeded by Rod Welford
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Ferny Grove
In office
19 September 1992 – 13 June 1998
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by Geoff Wilson
Personal details
Born Glen Richard Milliner
(1948-04-14) 14 April 1948 (age 69)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Machine compositor, Newsagent

Glen Richard Milliner (born 14 April 1948) is an Australian compositor, businessman and politician who was a Labor member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for the electoral district of Everton from 1977–92, and then for the new electoral district of Ferny Grove from 1992-1998. Under the Goss Ministry, he served in the Cabinet variously as Minister for Justice, Minister for Consumer Affairs (until 18 October 1993), Minister for Corrective Services (until 18 October 1993), and Minister for Administrative Services (from 18 October 1993).[1]

Background[edit]

He is the son of trade union activist and Labor Senator from Queensland Bertie Milliner. Like his father, he is a qualified typesetter and compositor; he also owns a news agency. He is married and has three children.[1]

Elected office[edit]

He was first elected to the Assembly for the seat of Everton in the 1977 election, unseating Liberal incumbent Brian Lindsay.[2] In 1992 he switched to the newly created seat of Ferny Grove where he remained till his retirement from politics.[1]

He did not run for re-election in 1998, and was succeeded by fellow Labor member Geoff Wilson.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Brian Lindsay
Member for Everton
1977–1992
Succeeded by
Rod Welford
New seat Member for Ferny Grove
1992–1998
Succeeded by
Geoff Wilson