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GEORGES, GeorgeBiography for GEORGES, George

Senator for (Qld)

Independent



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the Senate for Queensland 1967. Re-elected 1974, 1975, 1977 and 1983. Defeated at general elections 1987.


Parliamentary Appointments

Parliamentary Representative, Council of the Australian National University from 17.08.1978 to 18.07.1983

Parliamentary Representative, Council of the Australian National University from 23.08.1983 to 03.10.1984


Parliamentary Positions

Temporary Chairman of Committees from 10.07.1974 to 18.03.1976

Temporary Chairman of Committees from 26.11.1980 to 04.02.1983


Committee Service

Senate Standing: Publications from 25.11.1969 to 31.10.1972; Standing Orders from 18.7.1974 to 31.10.1974; Regulations and Ordinances from 18.8.1976 to 22.4.1980; House from 17.8.1978 to 25.2.1981; Standing Orders from 17.8.1978 to 22.9.1981; Publications from 17.8.1978 to 4.2.1983.

Senate Select: Drug Trafficking and Drug Abuse from 3.3.1967 to 1968; Air Pollution from 18.9.1968 to 1969; Securities and Exchange from 16.4.1970 to 20.8.1975; Civil Rights of Migrant Australians from 13.9.1973 to 19.9.1973; Corporations and Securities Industry Bill 1975 from 23.4.1975 to 11.11.1975 (Chair from 23.4.1975 to 11.11.1975); Animal Welfare from 7.12.1983 to 5.6.1987 (Chair from 9.12.1983 to 5.6.1987).

Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Social Environment from 15.3.1973 to 11.4.1974; Education, Science and the Arts from 28.3.1973 to 11.11.1975 (Chair from 26.2.1975 to 11.11.1975); Social Welfare from 16.10.1979 to 22.4.1980; National Resources from 21.4.1983 to 3.5.1984.

Senate Estimates: A from 16.9.1970 to 11.4.1974; D from 9.5.1973 to 11.4.1974; E from 3.10.1974 to 15.4.1975; F from 15.4.1975 to 3.9.1975 (Chair from 15.4.1975 to 3.9.1975); E from 3.9.1975 to 11.11.1975; F from 2.4.1981 to 20.3.1986 (Chair from 11.5.1983 to 20.3.1986).

Joint Statutory: Public Works from 6.3.1971 to 11.4.1974; Public Accounts from 16.10.1979 to 24.2.1987 (Chair from 11.5.1983 to 24.2.1987); National Crime Authority from 11.10.1984 to 26.10.1984.

Joint Standing: Australian Capital Territory from 25.3.1976 to 18.8.1977; Australian Capital Territory from 4.12.1980 to 4.2.1983; New Parliament House from 11.5.1983 to 26.10.1984.

Joint Select: Pecuniary Interests of Members of Parliament from 25.9.1974 to 30.9.1975; Parliamentary Privilege from 5.5.1982 to 3.10.1984.


Conferences Delegations and Visits

Delegate, Australasian Area Conference CPA, Sydney, 1969

Delegate, Annual Group Discussion CPA, London, March 1972

Member, CPA Conference, Sri Lanka, September 1974

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Africa, June-July 1979


Parliamentary Party Positions

Opposition Whip in the Senate from 27.1.1976 to 23.11.1980.


Personal

Born 15.4.1920, Darwin, Australia

Died 23.3.2002, Canberra