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Eric Abetz

Eric Abetz, Australian legislator. State president Tasmanian division Liberal Party of Australia, 1990-1994; federal president Australian Liberal Student's Federation, 1980-1981. Member Rotary International.

Background

  • Abetz, Eric was born on January 25, 1958 in Stuttgart, Germany. Arrived in Australia, 1961. Son of Walter and Irmgard (Seitz) Abetz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Tasmania, Australia, 1979. Bachelor of Laws, University Tasmania, Australia, 1981.

    Career

    • Partner Abetz, Curtis & Docking, Australia, 1987-1994. Liberal senator for Tasmania Government of Australia, Hobart, since 1994. Barrister, solicitor Supreme Court of Tasmania, since 1983, High Court of Australia, since 1986.

      Commissioner Supreme Court of Tasmania, 1987-1994. Legal consultant Abetz & Company in conjunction with Shields Heritage, Australia, 1994-1998.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: member Reformed Church

    Membership

    State president Tasmanian division Liberal Party of Australia, 1990-1994. Federal president Australian Liberal Student's Federation, 1980-1981. Member Rotary International.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, bush walking.

    Connections

    • Married Michelle Ann Oates, October 5, 1991. Children: Laura, John, Jeremy.
    • father: Walter Abetz
    • mother: Irmgard (Seitz) Abetz
    • spouse: Michelle Ann Oates
    • children: Laura Abetz
    • John Abetz
    • Jeremy Abetz
    Eric Abetz
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    Born January 25, 1958
    (age 58)
    • 1979
      University Tasmania
    • 1981
      University Tasmania
    • 1987 - 1994
      Partner, Abetz
      Australia
    • 1994
      liberal senator for Tasmania Government of Australia
      Hobart, Indiana, United States