Ivan Gibbs

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The Honourable
Ivan Gibbs
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Albert
In office
7 December 1974 – 2 December 1989
Preceded by Bill D'Arcy
Succeeded by John Szczerbanik
Personal details
Born Ivan James Gibbs
(1927-11-22)22 November 1927
Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia
Died 19 May 2011(2011-05-19) (aged 83)
Benowa, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party National Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Doris Weir (m.1950)
Occupation Managing director
Religion Church of England

Ivan James Gibbs (22 November 1927 – 19 May 2011) was an Australian politician.


Gibbs was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, representing the seat of electoral district of Albert for the National Party of Australia from 1974 to 1989. He held the Health portfolio in the last days of the Bjelke-Petersen government.[1] He was also Attorney-General.[2]


  1. ^ Tributes for ex-Qld minister Ivan Gibbs, The Sydney Morning Herald, 20 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Part 2.19 - Alphabetical Register of Members of the Legislative Assembly 1860-2012 and the Legislative Council 1860-1922" (PDF). Queensland Parliamentary Record 2012-2015: The 54th Parliament. Queensland Parliament. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Bill D'Arcy
Member for Albert
Succeeded by
John Szczerbanik
Political offices
Preceded by
Tom Newbery
Minister for Culture, National Parks and Recreation
Succeeded by
Tony Fitzgerald
Preceded by
Vic Sullivan
Minister for Mines and Energy
Succeeded by
Brian Austin
Preceded by
Claude Wharton
Minister for Works and Housing
Succeeded by
Bill Gunn
Preceded by
Mike Ahern
Minister for Transport
Succeeded by
Peter McKechnie
Preceded by
Leisha Harvey
Minister for Health
Succeeded by
Ken McElligott
Preceded by
Paul Clauson
Attorney-General of Queensland
Succeeded by
Tony Fitzgerald