Ted Lindsay (Australian politician)

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Ted Lindsay
Lindsay (right) with Gough Whitlam (left) at the Ross River Dam in 1977
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Herbert
In office
5 March 1983 – 2 March 1996
Preceded by Gordon Dean
Succeeded by Peter Lindsay
Personal details
Born (1942-12-19) 19 December 1942 (age 74)
Tully, Queensland
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Solicitor

Eamon John "Ted" Lindsay (born 19 December 1942) was an Australian politician. Born in Tully, Queensland, he was a solicitor and a City of Townsville Councillor before entering federal politics. In 1983, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Herbert, defeating the sitting Liberal member, Gordon Dean. On 24 March 1993 he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry, Technology and Regional Development; on 25 March 1994 this portfolio was renamed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology. Lindsay was defeated in the 1996 election by Liberal candidate Peter Lindsay; the two are not related.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Gordon Dean
Member for Herbert
1983 – 1996
Succeeded by
Peter Lindsay