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photo The Hon. Dr Craig Anthony EMERSON MP
Member for Rankin
Federal House of Representatives
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at February 2008
Party   Australian Labor Party
State   QLD
Parliamentary Service   Elected to the House of Representatives for Rankin, Queensland, 1998, 2001, 2004 and 24 November 2007.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry, Trade and Tourism from 25 November 2001 - 2 July 2003; Shadow Minister for Workplace Relations from 2 July 2003 - 26 October 2004;Shadow Minister for the Public Service from 8 December 2003 - 26 October 2004; Shadow Minister for Service Economy, Small Business & Independent Contractors from 10 December 2006 - 3 December 2007; Minister for Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Service Economy from 3 December 2007; Minister Assisting the Finance Minister on Deregulation from 3 December 2007.
Party Positions   Convener, ALP Transport and Communications Policy Committee (Qld) from 1996. Member, ALP National Infrastructure, Rural and Regional Development Policy Committee from 1996. Chair, ALP Living Standards and Economic Development Caucus Committee 1998 - 2001.
Former Occupations   Economic analyst, United Nations 1978-1980; Economic Adviser to Senator The Hon. Peter Walsh, Minister for Resources and Energy and the Minister for Finance 1984-1986; Assistant Secretary, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 1986; Economic and Environmental Adviser to the Prime Minister, the Hon R.J.L. Hawke, MP 1986-1990; Director-General, Department of Environment (Qld) 1990-1995;Chief Executive Officer, South East Queensland Transit Authority 1995-1996; Director, Eco Managers 1996-1998.
Publications   Twenty Twenty Vision: Australia's Future, Brisbane: Griffith University, 1998
Qualifications   BEc(Hons), MEc (Syd), PhD (ANU)
Electoral Address   Logan Central Plaza, Wembley Road
Woodridge QLD 4114
Telephone   (07) 3299 5910
Fax   (07) 3208 8744
Other Addresses   PO Box 349, Woodridge QLD 4114. Parliamentary Address: PO Box 6022 or House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600. Ph: (02) 6277 7450. Fax: (02) 6277 9395.
Date of Birth   15/11/54
Place of Birth   Baradine, NSW
Married/Children   3 children.
Interests   Touch Football, Swimming, Guitar and Volleyball.

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