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Wiese, Barbara Jean

Occupation
Parliamentarian

Summary

A member of the Australian Labor Party, Barbara Wiese was elected to the Legislative Council of the Parliament of South Australia in 1979. She was the first female to hold ministerial office for her party. In August 1985 she became Minister of Tourism and Local Government. After the December 1985 election she retained the Tourism portfolio combined with Youth Affairs and Minister assisting the Minister of the Arts.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia

  • [Biographical cuttings on Barbara Jean Wiese, politican], BIOG; National Library of Australia. Details

Rosemary Francis

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