Paul Elliott (politician)

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The Honourable
Paul Elliott
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Parramatta
In office
24 March 1990 – 2 March 1996
Preceded by John Brown
Succeeded by Ross Cameron
Personal details
Born (1954-09-24) 24 September 1954 (age 61)
Ballina, New South Wales
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Public servant

Robert Paul Elliott (born 24 September 1954) is an Australian politician. He was a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives from 1990 to 1996, representing the division of Parramatta.

Elliott was born in Ballina, New South Wales and earned a Bachelor of Arts and a MLitt at the University of New England. He worked as a lecturer at the University of Western Sydney, a public servant and an electoral officer to Labor MP John Brown. He was elected as an alderman on Parramatta City Council in 1977 and was mayor from 1984 to 1986.[1]

Following the retirement of John Brown, Elliott was elected to federal parliament at the 1990 election. He was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer in the Keating government in December 1993. In June 1994, he became Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications and the Arts and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Tourism as well. He was defeated at the 1996 election.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biography for Elliott, the Hon. Robert Paul". Parlinfo web. Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 2007-10-01. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
John Brown
Member for Parramatta
1990–1996
Succeeded by
Ross Cameron