Lorraine Bird

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Lorraine Bird
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Whitsunday
In office
2 December 1989 – 13 June 1998
Preceded by Geoff Muntz
Succeeded by Harry Black
Personal details
Born (1942-02-12) 12 February 1942 (age 75)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Antique dealer, Counsellor

Lorraine Rita Bird (born 12 February 1942) is a former Australian politician.

Bird worked as an antiques dealer and community development worker, and joined the Australian Labor Party in 1979. In 1985 she was elected to Pioneer Shire Council (serving until 1991), and in 1989 was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly as the Labor member for Whitsunday. In February 1996 she was appointed Shadow Minister for Tourism, and she was shuffled to Shadow Minister for Public Works and Administrative Services in December 1996 before leaving the front bench in August 1997. In 1998 she was defeated by a One Nation candidate.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Geoff Muntz
Member for Whitsunday
1989–1998
Succeeded by
Harry Black