Alison, Gilbert (Gil)


Alison, Gilbert (Gil)
Birth Date: 20 May 1933 (Maryborough, Queensland)
Parents: Colin Campbell David Alison and Una Gwendoline (nee Bromiley)
Family: Florence Barbeler on 11 February 1956, 5 sons, 2 daughters
Education: Isis Central Mill State Primary School; Childers High School; University of Queensland, AAUQ; ACIS, FASA
Religion: Church of England


Accountant and local government auditor

Local Government Service: Alderman, Maryborough City Council, 1967 to 1971; Deputy Mayor, Maryborough City Council, 1967 to 1970
Party Positions:
  1. Member, Government Party Committees: Treasury; Justice; Local Government. 1971 - 1972
  2. Member, Government Party Committees: Treasury, Development and Industrial Affairs; Conservation; Marine and Aboriginal Affairs. 1972 - 1974
  3. Member, Government Party Committees: Treasury, Justice; Industrial Development; Water Resources; Foresty; National Parks and Wildlife.
  4. Member, Government Party Committees: Premier, Treasurer and the Arts; Transport; Finance; Employment, Training and Industrial Affairs; Family Services and Welfare Housing.
  5. Member, Government Party Committees: Industry, Small Business, Communications and Technology.
  6. Member, Government Party Committees: Transport; Employment and Small Business; Industry and Technology. 1987
  7. Member, Government Party Committees: Treasury; Local Government, Main Roads and Racing; Industry, Small Business and Technology; Employment and Industrial Affairs. 1983 - 1986

Parliamentary Representation

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly LIB Maryborough 24 Jul 1971 12 Nov 1977 By-election
Assembly NP Maryborough 22 Oct 1983 2 Dec 1989

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Temporary Chairman of Committees
Minister for Main Roads and Racing 25 Sep 1989 7 Dec 1989
Chairman, Public Accounts Committee 23 Nov 1988 26 Sep 1989
Member, Parliamentary delegation to Japan, China, Hong Kong and Thailand 1987
Delegate, Australian Constitutional Convention 1985
Member, Refreshment Rooms Committee 1983
Member, Select Committee of Subordinate Legislation 1983 1986
Member, Overseas Parliamentary delegation to Indonesia, Japan and South East Asia May 1976 Jun 1976
Member, Queensland Trade Mission to the Middle East Feb 1975 Mar 1975
Member, Parliamentary Printing Committee 1974 1977
Joint Government Parties Secretary Dec 1974 Nov 1977

Additional Information

Notes: Interests include community activities, particularly the problems of the aged and youth. Member, Wide Bay Club. Member, Firearms Advisory Board, 1988 to 1989
Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service
[Last Modified: Monday, 14 November 2016]