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Bell, Alexander James Douglas, OAM (Lex)

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Birth Date: 13 July 1945 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Douglas Bell and Ada Florence (nee Bush)

Education: Master of Laws (with Distinction), Bond University; Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland; Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland



Official Awards: Awarded Medal of the Order of Australia, 26 January 1993 for service to the community and local government

Local Government Service: Alderman, Gold Coast City Council, 1985 to 1988; Mayor, Gold Coast City Council, 1988 to 1994; Councillor, Gold Coast City Council, 1994 to 2001

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly IND Surfers Paradise 5 May 2001 7 Feb 2004 Defeated

Speeches: All Speeches

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Member, Estimates Committee B 30 Apr 2003 18 Aug 2003
Member, Members' Ethics and Parliamentary Privileges Committee 26 Mar 2003 13 Jan 2004
Member, Estimates Committee G 18 Apr 2002 30 Jul 2002

Additional Information

Notes: Chancellor, Anglican Catholic Church in Australia; Chairman, St Stephen's Colleges Coomera, Pimpama and Gladstone; Vice-chairman, Radio Station 4CRB; President, Alliance Franchise on the Gold Coast; Director, Gold Coast Arts Centre Pty Ltd. Member, Lions Club of Surfers Paradise for 35 years. Policy interest: public transport

Sources: Who's Who in Queensland, 2007 ed; Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 13 June 2017]