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Wriedt, Paula (1968 - )

Born
11 December 1968
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Politician
Website
http://www.premier.tas.gov.au/cabinet/wriedt.html

Summary

Paula Wreidt was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly in February, 1996. She was appointed to the portfolio of Minister for Education in September 1998, which made her Tasmania's youngest ever female member of Cabinet. After her re-election in July 2002, Paula retained her position as Minister for Education. She also gained new responsibilities as Minister for Women Tasmania and Leader of Government Business in the House of Assembly. Following the 2006 election Paula assumed the role of Minister for Tourism, Arts and the Environment.

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