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Henderson, Ian Thomas

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Birth Date: 24 October 1940 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Walter Henderson and Lilian Florence May (nee Kennedy)

Education: Tin Can Bay, Mooloolaba, Mount Gravatt state schools; Cavendish Road State High School; Kelvin Grove Teachers College, Certificate of Teaching; University of Queensland, BA, B.Ed, M.Ed.St; University of New England, Litt.B; Australian College of Theology, Melbourne, Assoc.Dip.Theol.; International Bible Institute, Plymouth, Florida, USA, Dr Rel.Ed.

Religion: Assembly of God


Deputy Principal, Indooroopilly and Springwood high schools; Teacher; Justice of the Peace; Captain, Army Cadet Units

Party Positions:

  1. (NP) Conference delegate
  2. (NP) Central Councillor
  3. (NP) Branch Chairman and Secretary
  4. (NP) Campaign Manager
  5. (NP) State Management Committee
  6. (NP) Secretary, Parliamentary National Party
  7. (NP) Member, Government Party Committees: Public Works, Main Roads, Expo and Police; Employment, Training and Industrial Affairs
  8. (NP) Member, Government Party Committees: Education; lands, Forestry and Police; Employment and Industrial Affairs; Health, 1983 - 1986
  9. (NP) Member, Government Party Committees: Treasury and Police; Employment; Small Business and Industrial Affairs; Family Services, Youth and Ethnic Affairs, 1987

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NP Mount Gravatt 22 Oct 1983 2 Dec 1989

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Minister for Justice and Corrective Services 25 Oct 1989 7 Dec 1989
Alternate Delegate, Australian Constitutional Convention 1985

Additional Information

Notes: Interests include reading, gardening, sports and church activities; Fellow: Royal Geographical Society, London, Royal Meteorological Society, London; Member, Australian College of Educators; Honorary lecturer, Garden City Christian Church City School for Ministers

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 18 July 2017]