- 24 January 1955
Kilcoy, Queensland, Australia
- Alternative Names
- Gittins, Merrilyn Miriam (maiden name)
- Rose, Merri (also known as)
A member of the Australian Labor Party, Merri Rose was elected to the Parliament of Queensland as Member for Currumbin in 1992. During her period in Parliament she served as Minister for Tourism and Racing from 1999-2004, for Fair trading from 2001-2004 and for Emergency Services from 1998-1999. She was defeated at the 2004 election.