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Ian James Cover

Ian James Cover

Born
31 July 1956 (Melbourne, Victoria)
Marriage
Lydia, 2d.
Occupation
Journalist
Education
Bellaire PS 1964-67. Belmont HS 1968-73.
Career
Journalist, Geelong Advertiser 1976-81. Personal assistant to Hon. Glyn Jenkins MLC 1982. Journalist, Herald and Weekly Times 1982-86. Radio announcer, 3UZ 1987-89. Director, Coodabeen Champions Pty. Ltd. since 1989. Honours: Victorian Cricket Association Radio Award 1994-95. Landcare Media Award 1995. Rotary Paul Harris Fellow 1996. President's Award, United Way 1999. Memberships: Geelong Football Club; Geelong Golf Club; Geelong Art Gallery. No.1 ticket holder: Geelong Cricket Club, Barwon Heads Cricket Club and South Barwon Football Club. Patron, Geelong Churches Cricket Assoc. Interests: sports watching, golf, gardening and reading.;
Party
Liberal Party
Party Note
Member of the Liberal Party since 1995.
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLC
Geelong
30th Mar 1996
 
29th Nov 2002
 

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.

Inaugural Speech
15 May 1996, Liberal, Council, Geelong
Appointments
Secretary of the Parliamentary Liberal Party Nov 1999-Jul 2000. Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation, Shadow Minister for Racing and Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs July 2000-November 2002.
Publications
The Coodabeen Champions Big Bumper Footy Book, Viking O'Neil 1990, reprinted 1991. The Coodabeen Champions Take a Good Hard Look at Australia, Viking O'Neil 1992. Merv and Me - on Tour, Ironbark 1993.
References
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook.
Initial Data Source
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook, 54th Parliament
Last Update
Array (last date the record was checked and updated)