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Hinton, Denis Grenville

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Birth Date: 4 December 1939 (Perth, Western Australia, Australia)

Parents: Howard Hinton and Muriel Rose (nee Abbot)

Family: Roslyn Susanna Ellerton on 6 January 1967, 2 daughters

Education: Northcote High School, Melbourne; Dookie Agricultural College, Victoria, DipAg

Religion: Uniting


Pig farmer

Party Positions:

  1. (NP) Member, Government Party Committees: Employment, Training and Industrial Affairs; North Development, Community Services and Ethnic Affairs; Health
  2. (NP) Member, Government Party Committees: Mines and Energy and The Arts; Tourism, National Parks and Sport, Water Resources and Maritime Services
  3. (NP) Chairman, Callide Electorate Committee

Local Government Service: Councillor, Banana Shire Council, 1967 to 1970

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NP Broadsound 1 Nov 1986 2 Dec 1989

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Member, Select Committee of Privilege
Member, Select Committee of Subordinate Legislation

Additional Information

Notes: Interests include Yeppoon Lions Club and golf; President, Queensland Port Producers Organisation; Member: National Working Party on Livestock and Meat, Livestock and Meat Authority of Queensland and Australian Meat and Livestock Authority; Leader, Foreign Investment Review Movement, 1990

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service; Queensland Parliamentary Library, Queensland Parliamentary Handbook (Brisbane: Government Printer, Brisbane, 1988); Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1981-1992, (Sydney: Casket Publications, 1993)

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