Jan Jarratt

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Jan Jarratt
Minister for Tourism, Manufacturing and Small Business
of Queensland
In office
21 February 2011 – 26 March 2012
Premier Anna Bligh
Succeeded by Jann Stuckey
Member of the Queensland Parliament for Whitsunday
In office
17 February 2001 – 24 March 2012
Preceded by Harry Black
Succeeded by Jason Costigan
Personal details
Born (1958-10-22) 22 October 1958 (age 58)
Miles, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) Hilar "Ziggy" Ziegler
Occupation Teacher

Janice Heather Jarratt (born 22 October 1958) is an Australian politician. She was a teacher specialising in children with learning difficulties before entering parliament. A member of the Australian Labor Party, she was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for the seat of Whitsunday in 2001. She was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Primary Industries and Fisheries on 13 September 2006 by Premier Peter Beattie. She served on the front bench for all of Anna Bligh's term. She was Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Tourism, Regional Development and Industry from 2007 to 2009, when she became Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Employment. In February 2011, she was promoted to the ministry as Minister for Tourism, Manufacturing and Small Business. In March 2012, Labor was swept out of power at an election that also cost Jarratt her seat.[1]


  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Harry Black
Member for Whitsunday
Succeeded by
Jason Costigan