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Bourke, Anthony James (Tony)

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Birth Date: 30 July 1941 (Nundah, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Michael Alfonsus Bourke and Margaret Ruth (nee Morris)

Family: Mary Agnes McNamara on 10 May 1970, 2 sons, 1 daughter

Education: St Patrick's College, Shorncliffe; Diploma of Pharmacy, University of Queensland, graduating in 1958; Bachelor of Arts, majoring in History and Geography

Religion: Roman Catholic


Pharmacy owner, Bridge Street, Toowoomba, 1984-2002; Real estate agent, Rogers and Joseph, Toowoomba, from 1981; Pharmacist, Toowoomba 1970-1978; Pharmacist, London, 1966-1969; Pharmacist, Brisbane, 1959-1966

Party Positions:

  1. (LIB) Secretary, Joint Government Parties, Apr 1979 - Nov 1980

Local Government Service: Mayor of Toowoomba, 1997-2000; Alderman, Toowoomba City Council, 1976-1988; Chairman, Health and Recreation Committee, Toowoomba City Council, from Apr 1979

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly LIB Lockyer 16 Oct 1976 29 Nov 1980 By-election

Additional Information

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service; Waterson, DB and John Arnold, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 21 June 2017]