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Eric Abetz, Australian Senator. State president Tasmanian division Liberal Party of Australia, 1990-1994; federal president Australian Liberal Student's Federation, 1980-1981. Member Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (honorary legal advisor), 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 the Tasmania, since 1983, High Court of Australia, since 1986. Commissioner Supreme Court of the Tasmania, 1987-1994.

Legal consultant Abetz & Company in conjunction with Shields Heritage, Australia, since 1994.

Membership

State president Tasmanian division Liberal Party of Australia, 1990-1994. Federal president Australian Liberal Student's Federation, 1980-1981. Member Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (honorary legal advisor), Rotary International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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

child:
Laura Abetz

child:
John Abetz

child:
Jeremy Abetz