Peter Slipper

Australian politician and 27th Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives 2011–2012

Peter Neil Slipper (born 14 February 1950) is a Australian politician. He was in the House of Representatives from 1984 to 1987 and from 1993 to 2013, representing the Division of Fisher in Queensland.[2]


Peter Slipper
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27th Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives
In office
24 November 2011 – 9 October 2012
DeputyAnna Burke
Preceded byHarry Jenkins
Succeeded byAnna Burke
Deputy Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives
In office
28 September 2010 – 24 November 2011
Preceded byAnna Burke
Succeeded byAnna Burke
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance and Administration
In office
21 October 1998 – 22 October 2004
Prime MinisterJohn Howard
Preceded byNew position
Succeeded bySharman Stone
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Fisher
In office
13 March 1993 – 7 September 2013
Preceded byMichael Lavarch
Succeeded byMal Brough
In office
1 December 1984 – 11 July 1987
Preceded byEvan Adermann
Succeeded byMichael Lavarch
Personal details
Born
Peter Neil Slipper

(1950-02-14) 14 February 1950 (age 70)
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Political partyNational (1984–1987)
Liberal (1993–2011)
Independent (2011–2013)
Palmer United (May 11, 2013)
Other political
affiliations
Liberal National (state level, 2008–2011)
Spouse(s)Lyn Hooper (divorced)
Inge-Jane Hall (m. 2006)[1]
RelationsMax Hooper (father-in-law)
Alma materUniversity of Queensland
OccupationPolitician, barrister, farmer, priest
Websitepeterslippermp.com.au

He was Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2011 to 2012.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Marriner, Cosima (3 June 2012). "Abbott let loose the dogs, says Slipper's ex-wife". Sun-Herald. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  2. "Biography for SLIPPER, the Hon. Peter Neil". Parliament of Australia. 24 November 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2011.

Other websitesEdit