• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4223

Bird, Lorraine Rita

(1942 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 12 February, 1942, Charters Towers Queensland Australia
  • Occupation Antique dealer, Local government councillor, Parliamentarian


A member of the Australian Labor Party, Lorraine Bird was elected to the Parliament of Queensland representing the electorate of Whitsunday in 1989. She remained in parliament until her defeat at the 1998 election. Before her election to parliament she served as a local government councillor for the Pioneer Shire from 1985-91.

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