Steve Rodgers

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Steve Rodgers
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Burdekin
In office
17 February 2001 – 7 February 2004
Preceded by Jeff Knuth
Succeeded by Rosemary Menkens
Personal details
Born Steven Gordon Rodgers
(1951-06-23) 23 June 1951 (age 65)
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Boilermaker, Carpet cleaner

Steven Gordon "Steve" Rodgers (born 23 June 1951) is a former Australian politician. He was a Labor member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 2001 to 2004, representing the seat of Burdekin.

Rodgers was born in Lismore, New South Wales, and qualified as a boilermaker. He underwent national service from April 1972 to January 1973. In 1997 he was certified as a carpet cleaning technician by the Australian Carpet Cleaning Institute. Rodgers held the posts of President, Secretary and Treasurer of the Burdekin ALP branch before his election to the seat in a surprise win in 2001, defeating former One Nation member Jeff Knuth, running for the City Country Alliance. He was defeated by National Party candidate Rosemary Menkens in 2004; an attempt to regain Burdekin in 2006 was unsuccessful.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Jeff Knuth
Member for Burdekin
2001–2004
Succeeded by
Rosemary Menkens