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Colin Lewis Rattray

Colin Lewis Rattray

Surname: RATTRAY

Given Names: Colin Lewis

Title and Honours: Mr, OAM (1993)


Date and Place of Birth: 28 December 1931 - Scottsdale, Tasmania

Date of Death: 19 February 2009 - Winnaleah, Tasmania




Legislative Council (1) 23 May 1992 (2) 1999

Electorate: (1) South Esk (2) Apsley

Party: Independent

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 1 May 2004

Reason for Departure: (1) Seat abolished. (2) Retired.

Inaugural Speech (16 July 1992 )


First member for new seat of Apsley. Mayor of Ringarooma 1981-93. Succeeded by his daughter, Tania Rattray-Wagner. Condolence Motion in LC 10 March 2009. Condolence speech in HA adjournmet 11 March 2009.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 691

House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.

Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.

Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968. Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.