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Lindsay, Brian David Valentine

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Birth Date: 22 January 1937 (Ashgove, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Clive Lindsay and Janet Grace (nee MacDonald)

Family: Margaret Ann Corley on 21 October 1961, 1 son, 1 daughter

Education: St Finbar's Convent and Marist Brothers College, Ashgrove; Royal Military College, Duntroon; Melbourne Teacher's College; University of Queensland; Kelvin Grove Teachers College

Religion: Roman Catholic

Relationship to Politician: Was the grandson of the Queensland Labor Senator, the late JV MacDonald


Teacher, Marist Brothers College, Ashgrove; Employee, Woolworths, 1971 to 1972

Party Positions:

  1. (LIB) Member, Government Party Committees: Lands; Education and Cultural Activities; Police; Aboriginal and Islanders Advancement and Fisheries; Transport
  2. (LIB) Member, Defence and Foreign Affairs Committee, 1973 - 1977
  3. (LIB) Vice-Chairman, Ashgrove Branch, 1974

Military Service: Adjutant Fourth Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, Malaysia and Borneo, 1965 to 1967; 16 years commissioned service, Australian Regular Army in PNG, Malaya, Borneo and South Vietnam; Served with Pacific Islander Regiment, 1959 to 1963; Discharged with the rank of Major as a result of injuries suffered in Vietnam

Parliamentary Representation:

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

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Member, Parliamentary delegation to South East Asia 1977

Additional Information

Notes: Interests include history, political science, youth organisations and sport; Vice-President, Old Boys Association; Member: RSL, United Service Club and Queensland Turf Club

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

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 8 August 2017]