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Australian government official

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

  • Other Work

    • Contributor columns in newspapers, 1995.

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, motorcycling, tennis.

Connections

Married; 3 children.