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Brendan Nelson

Brendan Nelson, Australian government official. Fellow: American Medical Association, Royal Academy Physicians (honorary); member: Australian Medical Association (state president 1990-1992, federal vice president 1991-1993, federal president 1993-1995), Royal Academy General Practioners.

Background

  • Nelson, Brendan was born on August 19, 1958 in Coburg, Australia.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Flinders.

    Career

    • General practitioner, 1985—1995. Member House Representatives, Canberra, Australia, since 1996. Minister education, science and training Australia, 2001—2006.

      Parliamentary secretary Ministry Defense, Australia, 2000—2001, minister defense Canberra, Australia, 2006—2007. Director after hours medical service Hobart and Launceston, 1987—1991. Member aboriginal and Torres strait islander affairs committee House Representatives, member family and community affairs committee, member finance institute public administration committee, chairman employment, education and training committee.

    Works

    • Contributor columns in newspapers, 1995.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Liberals

    Membership

    Fellow: American Medical Association, Royal Academy Physicians (honorary). Member: Australian Medical Association (state president 1990-1992, federal vice president 1991-1993, federal president 1993-1995), Royal Academy General Practioners.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, motorcycling, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married; 3 children.
    Brendan Nelson
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    Born August 19, 1958
    (age 58)
    • 2001
      parliamentary secretary, Ministry Defense
      Australia
    • 1985 - 1995
      General practitioner
    • 1996
      member, House Representatives
      Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    • 2001 - 2006
      minister education
    • 2006 - 2007
      parliamentary secretary, Ministry Defense
      Australia