Gordon Simpson

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Gordon Simpson
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Cooroora
In office
7 December 1974 – 2 December 1989
Preceded by David Low
Succeeded by Ray Barber
Personal details
Born Gordon Leslie Simpson
(1929-06-03) 3 June 1929 (age 87)
Sea Lake, Victoria, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party National Party
Spouse(s) Norma Start (m.1953)
Occupation Agronomist, Journalist, Company director
Religion Uniting Church

Gordon Leslie Simpson (born 3 June 1929) is a former Australian politician.

Simpson was the National Party member for Cooroora from 1974 to 1989 and served as Minister for Mines and Energy and Minister for the Arts from 25 November to 1 December 1987.[1] His daughter, Fiona Simpson, is also a National Party politician.[2]


  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Tributes pour in for Neil Turner". Sunshine Coast Daily. Sunshine Coast Newspaper Company. 5 July 2011. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
David Low
Member for Cooroora
Succeeded by
Ray Barber