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photo Hon. Suzanne (Sue) Deidre NAPIER MHA
Member for Bass
TAS House of Assembly
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at May 2006
Party   Liberal Party
State   TAS
Current Leader of Government or Opposition   Leader of the Opposition from 2.7.99 - 20.8.01
Parliamentary Service   First elected 1992. Re-elected 1996, 1998, 2002, 2006.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Assistant Minister for the Status of Women and Youth Affairs (Mar 1994-Oct. 1995), Minister for Transport (Oct. 1995-Mar. 1996), Minister for Works (Oct. 1995-Mar. 1996), Minister for the Status of Women (Oct. 1995-Mar. 1996), Minister for Youth Affairs (Oct. 1995-Mar. 1996), Minister for TT-Line (Dec. 1995-Mar. 1996), Minister for Education and Vocational Training (Mar.1996 - Sept.1998), Minister for Arts, Sport and Recreation (Mar. 1996-Sep1998); Shadow Minister for Small Business (2000-2001), Shadow Minister for Information Technology & Multimedia (2000-2001), Shadow Minister for Women Tasmania (2000-2001), Shadow Minister for State Development (2000-2001), Shadow Minister for Tourism (2001-2001), Shadow Minister for Population (2000-2001), Shadow Minister for Arts, Museums & Heritage (2000-2001), Shadow Minister for Racing and Gaming (2000-2001), Shadow Minister for Roads and Transport (2001-2002), Shadow Minister for Local Government (2001-2002), Shadow Minister for Ports (2001-2002), Shadow Minister for Health and Human Services from 7.8.02; Shadow Minister for Police and Public Safety 7 August 2002 - April 2004. Shadow Minister for Racing; Sport and Recreation from 7 August 2002; Shadow Minister for Women from 7 August 2002.
Parliamentary Party Positions   Deputy Premier, March1996 - Sepember.1998; Liberal Leader from 2.7.99-20.8.01; Leader of Opposition Business in the House of Assembly from 7.8.02
Parliamentary Appointments   Parliamentary Representative on the University of Tasmania Council (1992-1994)
Committee Service   Standing Committee on Public Accounts; Standing Committee on Public Works from 2001 - 2006; House of Assembly Select Committee on Reform of Parliaments 1993 - 1995; Joint Select Committee on the Working Arrangements of the Parliament 2002 - 2006.
Party Positions   Former State President, Federal Vice President of Young Liberal Movement, Former Branch President
Other Positions   Current State President of Tasmanian Netball Association; Bungawitta Child Care Centre establishment (1979-1984); Laws and Status of Women Convenor for National Council of Women of Launceston. Member of Tasmanian University Academic Senate (1991-1992); Junior Sports
Former Occupations   Lecturer in School of Education, University of Tasmania (Sport Psychology, Psychology, Physical Education Curriculum); School Teacher (Primary and Secondary); Agricultural Product Wholesaler
Professional Activity   Fellow of ACHPER
Qualifications   MA (Leeds), BA (Hons) and Dip PE University of Tasmania
Electoral Address   4th Floor, Henty House, Civic Square
Telephone   +61 (03) 6336 2425 or +61 (03) 6233 6260
Fax   +61 (03) 6336 2255
Date of Birth   1/1/48
Place of Birth   Latrobe, Tasmania
Married/Children   Two sons, James and Alex
Interests   Long history involved with sports; tennis, camping, fishing, family

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