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MOORE, the Hon. John ColintonBiography for MOORE, the Hon. John Colinton

Member for Ryan (Qld)

Liberal Party of Australia



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Ryan, Queensland, 1975. Re-elected 1977, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1996 and 1998. Resigned 5.2.2001.


Parliamentary Appointments

Member, Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Trust from 06.09.1983 to 05.02.2001


Ministerial Appointments

Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs from 3.11.1980 to 20.4.1982.

Minister for Industry, Science and Tourism from 11.3.1996 to 21.10.1998.

Vice-President of the Executive Council from 11.3.1996 to 21.10.1998.

Cabinet Minister from 11.3.1996 to 30.1.2001.

Minister for Defence from 21.10.1998 to 30.1.2001.


Committee Service

Joint Statutory: Corporations and Securities from 7.3.1991 to 29.6.1994.

Joint Standing: Australian Capital Territory from 16.5.1990 to 7.3.1991; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 17.5.1990 to 30.6.1994.

House of Representatives Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 8.10.1987 to 17.8.1989.


Conferences Delegations and Visits

Member, 65th IPU Conference, Bonn, September 1978

Member, 67th IPU Conference, East Berlin, September 1980

Leader, Australian Delegation to ESCAP, Bangkok, March 1981

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Africa, July-August 1982

Leader, Opposition Parliamentary Delegation to Israel, 1987

Leader, Opposition Parliamentary Delegation to USSR, 1988

Guest of British Government on Privatisation study, 1990

Deputy Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to Canada and USA, May-June 1992

Member, Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade study tour of Indonesia, October 1992

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Syria, Lebanon, Tunisia and Morocco, November-December 1993

Official visits to USA, May-June 1996

Official visits to Singapore and Indonesia, October 1996

Official visits to Germany, UK and USA, March 1997

Official visits to USA, May-June 1997

Official visits to USA, Chile, Argentina and South Africa, June-July 1997

Official visits to Singapore, Japan and China, July-August 1997

Official visits to Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand, November 1997

Official visits to UK, Germany, France, Belgium and USA, January-February 1998

Official visits to France, June 1998

Official visits to Indonesia, November 1998

Official visits to Thailand, December 1998

Official visits to Bougainville, December 1999

Official visits to Singapore and Malaysia, February 1999

Official visits to Indonesia, UK and USA, April-May 1999

Official visits to China, Republic of Korea and Japan, May 1999

Official visits to USA, Canada, Germany, Italy, France, UK and East Timor, October-November 1999

Official visits to Papua New Guinea, December 1999

Official visits to East Timor, December 1999

Official visits to USA, March 2000

Official visits to New Zealand, June 2000

Official visits to Malaysia, Singapore, Spain and USA, July 2000

Official visits to East Timor, December 2000


Parliamentary Party Positions

Shadow Minister for Finance from 16.3.1983 to 14.12.1984.

Member of the Opposition Shadow Ministry from 16.3.1983 to 10.4.1990.

Shadow Minister for Communications from 14.12.1984 to 9.9.1985.

Shadow Minister for Local Government and Northern Development from 9.9.1985 to 21.4.1987.

Shadow Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs from 21.4.1987 to 12.5.1989.

Shadow Minister for Transport and Aviation from 1.5.1987 to 14.8.1987.

Shadow Minister for Business, Privatisation and Consumer Affairs from 12.5.1989 to 11.4.1990.

Shadow Minister for Privatisation and Public Administration from 26.5.1994 to 25.9.1994.

Member of the Opposition Shadow Ministry from 26.5.1994 to 11.3.1996.

Shadow Minister for Industry, Commerce and Privatisation from 25.9.1994 to 31.1.1995.

Shadow Minister for Industry and Commerce from 31.1.1995 to 11.3.1996.

Shadow Minister for Public Administration 10.3.1995 to 11.3.1996.


Party Positions

Member, Liberal Party State Executive (Qld) from 1966

Vice-President and Treasurer, Liberal Party (Qld), 1968-73

Member, Liberal Party Federal Council, 1968-76

President, Liberal Party (Qld), 1973-76

Member, Liberal Party Federal Executive, 1973-76

Member, Liberal Party Federal Executive, 1984-90

President, Liberal Party (Qld), 1984-90

Member, Liberal Party Federal Council, 1984-90


Other Positions

Former Metropolitan Chair, Freedom from Hunger Campaign

Former member, ABC State Advisory Committee

Member, Australian National University Council, 1971-76

Member, Anti-Cancer Council of Queensland, 1972-76

Member, Board of Governors, Queensland Festival of Arts, 1976


Personal

Born 16.11.1936, Rockhampton, Australia

Married


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

B.Comm (Qld)

A.A.U.Q

A.S.I.A

A.A.S.A

Member, Brisbane Stock Exchange

Company director


Electorate

Description: Outer Metropolitan

Location: South-western Brisbane; it includes the suburbs of Bellbowrie, Brookfield, Chapel Hill, Corinda, Indooroopilly, Kenmore, St Lucia, Taringa and The Gap, and parts of Darra, Oxley and Toowong.

Area: 238 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 83455 (at 3.10.1998)

Industries: Light industry and farming. It also includes the University of Queensland.

Electorate: Ryan includes parts of the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Ashgrove, Inala, Indooroopilly, Mt Ommaney, Moggill and Mt Coot-tha.