Young, Dennis Charles, AM


Young, Dennis Charles, AM
Birth Date: 7 August 1947 (Brisbane, Queensland)
Parents: Charles Edmund Young and Phyllis Melva (nee Brocker)
Family: Laurel Eastment on 7 December 1968, 2 sons
Education: Kelvin Grove State School; Kelvin Grove State High School
Religion: Church of England


Member, Queensland Police Force; Juvenile Aid Bureau, 1966 to 1974; Executive Director and Superintendent, The Drug Awareness and Relief Foundation since 1988

Party Positions:
  1. Member, Queensland State Executive. 1974 - 1975
  2. Member, Government Party Committees: Premier's; Community and Welfare Services; Health; Education and Cultural Activities; Works and Housing.
  3. Branch Chairman. 1973 - 1975
  4. Chairman, Brisbane Area. 1974 - 1975
  5. Member, Liberal Party Education Subcommittee. 1974 - 1975

Parliamentary Representation

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly LIB Baroona 7 Dec 1974 12 Nov 1977

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Member, Parliamentary Delegation to South-East Asia 1977

Additional Information

Notes: Interests include youth welfare. President, Lang Park Police Youth Club. Secretary: Petrie Terrace After School Care Program; and Baroona Community Forum. Directorate Member, Queensland Police Youth Welfare Association. Co-opted Board Member, Queensland Creche and Kindergarten Association. Member, Lions Club. Associate Member, Royal Academy of Dancing (London)
Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service; Courier-Mail, 'Shock diagnosis, surgery led to lifestyle change', 27 August 2008; Waterson, DB and John Arnold, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982)
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