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Bill Taylor (naval officer)

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Preceded by  Tom McVeigh
Name  Bill Taylor
Occupation  Naval officer
Nationality  Australian
Succeeded by  Ian Macfarlane

Born  14 September 1938 (age 77) Toowoomba, Queensland (1938-09-14)
Political party  Liberal Party of Australia

Commodore William Leonard 'Bill' Taylor (born 14 September 1938) was an Australian Naval Officer, Politician and Administrator. He was born in Toowoomba, Queensland and later served that City and surrounding districts as the Commonwealth Parliamentary representative.

Career

  • 1957 - 1988 Military Service, Royal Australian Navy
  • 1988 - 1998 Member for the Commonwealth Parliamentary seat of Groom in Queensland (Liberal)
  • 1999 - 2003 Administrator (Governor) for the Indian Ocean Territories, Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Bill Taylor served as Administrator from 4 February 1999 to 1 November 2003
  • The Tampa affair August 2001 occurred at Christmas Island during Bill Taylor's term as Administrator.
  • References

    Bill Taylor (naval officer) Wikipedia


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