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Ralph Willis

Ralph WILLIS, Australian politician. House of Representatives since 1972.

Background

  • Willis, Ralph was born on April 14, 1938 in Melbourne, Australia. Son of Stanley and Doris Willis.

  • Education

    • University High School and Melbourne University.

    Career

    • Research officer Australian Council Trade Unions, 1960, various positions to industrial advocate, 1960-1970. Member of Parliament Australian House of Representatives, since 1972. Minister employment and industrial relations, minister assisting prime minister in public service industrial matters Government of Australia, 1983-1987, minister industrial relations, minister assisting prime minister in public service matters, 1987-1988, minister transport and communications, 1988-1990, minister finance, 1990-1991, 91-93, treasurer, 1991, 93-95.

      Vice president Executive Council, 1992.

    Membership

    House of Representatives since 1972.

    Personality

    Interests

    Squash, reading, watching football.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Joyce Dawson, 1970. 3 children.
    • father: Stanley Willis
    • mother: Doris Willis
    • spouse: Carol Joyce Dawson
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    Born April 14, 1938
    • 1960
      Research officer, Australian Council Trade Unions
    • 1960 - 1970
      Research officer, Australian Council Trade Unions
    • 1972
      Member, of Parliament Australian House of Representatives
    • 1983 - 1987
      minister employment and industrial relations
    • 1987 - 1988
      minister employment and industrial relations
    • 1988 - 1990
      minister employment and industrial relations
    • 1990 - 1991
      minister employment and industrial relations
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