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John Sydney Sydney Dawkins

John Sydney Dawkins, Australian economist, consultant, company executive. Patron Menzies Sch Health; mem nat exec Australian Labor Party, vpres, 1982; bd dirs Fred Hollows Found.

Background

  • Dawkins, John Sydney was born on March 2, 1947 in Perth, Australia. Son of Alec Dawkins.

  • Education

    • Student, Scotch College. Diploma in Agriculture, Roseworthy Agricultural College, Australia. Bachelor in Economics, University Western Australia.

      Doctor of Science (honorary), University South Australia. Doctor of Science (honorary), Queensland University Technology.

    Career

    • Former staff Australian Bureau Agricultural Economics. Member staff Australian Department Trade and Industry, 1971-1972, trade union secretary, 1973. Member Australian House of Representatives, Canberra, 1974-1975, 77-94, opposition spokesman for education, 1980-1983, opposition spokesman for industry and commerce, 1983.

      Minister for finance Government of Australia, 1983-1984, minister assisting prime minister for public service matters, 1983, minister trade, 1985-1987, minister assisting prime minister for youth affairs, 1984, minister employment, education, training, 1987-1992, treasurer, 1992-1993, representative for special investment, 1994-1995. Press officer Australian Trades and Labor Council, 1976-1977. Dir Sealcorp Holdings Australia, since 1994.

      Chairman John Dawkins & Co, since 1994, Med Corp Australasia, 1997—2001, Elders Rural Bank, since 1998, Law Cent, since 2000, Govt Relations Australia, since 2000.

    Membership

    Patron Menzies Sch Health. Mem nat exec Australian Labor Party, vpres, 1982. Bd dirs Fred Hollows Found.

    Connections

    • Married Maggie Maruff, March 2, 1987.
    • father: Alec Dawkins Dawkins
    • spouse: Maggie Maruff
    John Sydney Dawkins
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    Born March 2, 1947
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1974 - 1975
      member, Australian House of Representatives
      Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    • 1976 - 1977
      press officer, Australian Trades and Labor Council
    • 1980 - 1983
      member, Australian House of Representatives
    • 1983
      member, Australian House of Representatives
    • 1983 - 1984
      minister for finance Government of Australia
    • 1983
      minister for finance Government of Australia
    • 1984
      minister for finance Government of Australia
    • 1985 - 1987
      minister for finance Government of Australia
    • 1987 - 1992
      minister for finance Government of Australia
    • 1994 - 1995
      minister for finance Government of Australia
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