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Chris Cummins (politician)

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Preceded by  New seat
Party  Australian Labor Party
Nationality  Australian
Succeeded by  Steve Dickson
Resigned  2006
Name  Chris Cummins

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Full Name  Christopher Paul Cummins
Born  12 December 1962 (age 53) Ipswich, Queensland, Australia (1962-12-12)
Occupation  Electrical Fitter/Mechanic, Owner/operator of a small freight business
Role  Former Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
Previous office  Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly (2001–2006)

Political party  Australian Labor Party

Christopher Paul "Chris" Cummins (born 12 December 1962) is an Australian politician. He was a Labor member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 2001 to 2006.

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Cummins first was first elected to parliament at the 2001 state election as the Labor candidate for Kawana. He was re-elected in the same capacity 2004 state election. Cummins won promotion to cabinet of Peter Beattie during his second term. He served as the Minister for Emergency Services from February 2004 to July 2005 and as the Minister for Small Business, Information Technology Policy and Multicultural Affairs from July 2005 to September 2006. At the 2006 state election, he was defeated by Liberal candidate Steve Dickson.

Cummins was the Labor candidate for Fisher at the 2010 federal election. He was defeated by incumbent Liberal MP Peter Slipper.

Prior to entering state politics, Cummins was a Caloundra City councillor from 1997 to 2001.

Cummins was born in Ipswich, Queensland. He is married with one son.

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Chris Cummins (politician) Wikipedia


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