|Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly|
12 June 1987 – 17 February 2001
|Preceded by||Doug Jennings|
|Succeeded by||Peter Lawlor|
Michael Desmond Veivers|
12 August 1939
Southport, Queensland, Australia
|Political party||National Party|
|Occupation||International footballer, TV commentator, Farmer|
Michael Desmond "Mick" Veivers AM (born 12 August 1939) was the Member for Southport from 1987 to 2001 and was Minister for Emergency Services and Sport in the Borbidge Government. He had previously been a Rugby League international.
Veivers was born at Southport in Queensland, Australia. He attended St. Joseph's Nudgee College. He played football in the Brisbane Rugby League premiership for the Souths Magpies and represented Queensland and Australia. He also played in Sydney for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles. His cousin, Greg Veivers was also a rugby league international. Another cousin, Tom Veivers, represented Australia in cricket and also became a Queensland politician.
- "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
- "2004 Queensland Election - Details for Southport". ABC Online. Retrieved 8 May 2010.
- "Profile - Mick Veivers". Gold Coast Sporting Hall of Fame. Retrieved 9 May 2010.
- qrl.com.au. "Queensland Representatives". History. Queensland Rugby League. Archived from the original on 1 December 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2012.
| Member for Southport
| Queensland Minister for Emergency Services
| Queensland Minister for Sport
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