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Bailey, Frances (Fran) Esther (1946 - )

Born
21 May 1946
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian
Website
http://www.aph.gov.au/Senators_and_Members/Parliamentarian?MPID=JT4

Summary

Fran Bailey was elected to the House of Representatives for the Liberal Party of Australia in the seat of McEwan, Victoria, in March 1990. She was defeated in 1993, but re-elected in 1996, 1998, 2001, 2004 and 2007. She retired at the 2010 election.

Details

Formerly a secondary school teacher, business manager, retailer, business consultant, and cashmere goat breeder, Fran Bailey served as Secretary of the Liberal Party Yarra Glen Branch from 1984 to 1988, when she became President. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 1990.

Bailey has served on House of Representatives Standing Committees for Community Affairs; Legal and Constitutional Affairs; Financial Institutions and Public Administration; Industry, Science and Technology; Primary Industries, Resources and Rural and Regional Affairs. In 2004 she became Minister Assisting the Minister for Defence; Minister for Employment Services and Minister for Small Business and Tourism.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.aph.gov.au/house/members/member.asp?id=JT4.

Barbara Lemon

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