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HULME, the Hon. Sir Alan Shallcross, KBEBiography for HULME, the Hon. Sir Alan Shallcross, KBE

Member for Petrie (Qld)

Liberal Party of Australia



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Petrie, Queensland, 1949. Re-elected 1951, 1954, 1955, 1958. Defeated at general elections 1961. Elected to the House of Representatives for Petrie, Queensland, 1963. Re-elected 1966 and 1969. Retired prior to general elections 1972.


Acting Ministries

Acting Minister for the Army from 29.5.1959 to 8.7.1959.

Acting Minister for Defence from 26.10.1965 to 26.10.1966.

Acting Minister for Environment, Aborigines and the Arts from 3.6.1972 to 18.7.1972.


Ministerial Appointments

Minister for Supply from 10.12.1958 to 22.12.1961.

Postmaster-General from 18.12.1963 to 5.12.1972.

Cabinet Minister from 13.6.1964 to 5.12.1972.

Vice-President of the Executive Council from 26.1.1966 to 5.12.1972.

Minister Administering the Department of the Vice-President of the Executive Council from 15.3.1971 to 30.5.1971.


Committee Service

Joint Statutory: Public Accounts from 25.9.1952 to 14.10.1958.

House of Representatives Standing: House from 1.3.1950 to 14.10.1958.

Immigration Planning Council from 1.1.1956 to 12.12.1958 (Chair from 1.1.1956 to 12.12.1958).


Party Positions

President of the Liberal Party State Branch (Qld.) from 1946 to 1949.

President of the Liberal Party State Branch (Qld.) from 1962 to 1963.


Other Positions

Vice-Consul for Portugal in Brisbane.

Honorary Treasurer of King's University College from 1944 to 1949.

Chair of the Commonwealth Committee on Rates of Depreciation from 21.9.1954 to 7.6.1955.


Personal

Born 14.2.1907, Mosman, Australia

Died 9.10.1989

Married


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

FCA (Institute of Chartered Accountants).

Director, Chandlers (Aust.) Limited from 1952 to 1958.

Director, J. B. Chandler Investment Company Limited from 1962 to 1963.


Honours

Appointed Knight Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, 01.01.1971.


Electorate

Name: Petrie

Location: Petrie; includes the sub-divisions of Aspley, Chermside, Everton Park, Margate, north Pine, Redcliffe and Wavell Heights.

Area: 0 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 61,679 (at 29.10.1971)

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