Miller, Colin John (Col)


Miller, Colin John  (Col)
Birth Date: 28 April 1924 (Brisbane, Queensland)
Death Date: 4 November 2016 (Caloundra, Queensland, Australia)
Parents: Charles Miller and Ann Jane (nee Weathered)
Family: (2) Janice Bartlett on 7 September 1991, (1) Grace Warner Weathered on 13 June 1949, 3 sons
Education: Rainworth State School; Central Technical College
Religion: Uniting Church



Military Service: Corporal, Australian Imperial Forces, 2/3 Field Park, 12 August 1943 to 3 January 1946
Party Positions:
  1. Member, Government Party Committees: Northern Development and Maritime Services; Education; Welfare. 1981 - 1983
  2. Member, Government Party Committees: Labour Relations; Culture, National Parks and Recreation; Transport; Justice. 1978 - 1980
  3. Member, Government Party Committees: Justice; Labour Relations and Consumer Affairs; Transport; Conservation. 1975 - 1977
  4. Member, Government Party Committees: Justice; Works and Housing; Transport. 1972 - 1974
  5. Member, Government Party Committees: Labour and Tourism; Industrial Development. 1969 - 1972

Parliamentary Representation

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly LIB Ithaca 28 May 1966 1 Nov 1986 Did not contest

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Delegate, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference, Isle of Man 1984
Minister for Environment, Valuation and Administrative Services 5 Aug 1983 18 Aug 1983
Member, Standing Orders Committee 1981 1983
Delegate, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Sri Lanka 1981
Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees Mar 1981 Aug 1983
Delegate, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, New Zealand 1979
Member, Parliamentary Buildings Committee 1979 1981
Member, Parliamentary Select Committee on Education 1978 1979
Temporary Chairman of Committees Mar 1975 Dec 1980
Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Papua New Guinea and South-East Asia 1974
Member, Printing Committee 1967 1981

Additional Information

Notes: Interests include charity work, young and old people, football and bowls; He became an Independent Liberal from 1984; Chair, Returned and Services League of Australia (Rainworth-Rosalie branch), 1959 to 1966; Freemason; Member,Lions Club
Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service; Draper, WJ, Who's Who in Australia, XXVth edition (Melbourne: The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, 1985) p. 605
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