Mark Stoneman (politician)

Mark Stoneman
AM

Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Burdekin

In office
22 October 1983 – 13 June 1998

Preceded by
Val Bird

Succeeded by
Jeff Knuth

Personal details

Born
Mark David Stoneman
(1939-07-29) 29 July 1939 (age 77)
Wellington, New South Wales, Australia

Political party
National Party

Occupation
Grazier

Mark David Stoneman AM (born 29 July 1939) is a former Australian politician.
He was born in Wellington, New South Wales, and was a grazier before entering politics. After moving to Queensland he was active in the National Party, and in 1983 was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly as the member for Burdekin. In 1989 he was appointed Minister for Primary Industries, but later that year Labor won office. In opposition Stoneman became Shadow Treasurer and Opposition Spokesman for Pastoral and Sugar Industries, moving to Employment, Regional Development and Industrial Relations in 1991 and to Economic Development, Trade and Consumer Affairs in 1992. He left the front bench in 1994, but when the Borbidge government came to power in 1996 he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier and the government’s North Queensland representative. He retired in 1998.[1]
References[edit]

^ “Former Members”. Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 

Parliament of Queensland

Preceded by
Val Bird
Member for Burdekin
1983–1998
Succeeded by
Jeff Knuth

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