|Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly |
29 November 1980 –13 June 1998
|Preceded by||Tony Bourke|
|Succeeded by||Peter Prenzler|
Andrew Anthony FitzGerald
22 February 1940
Gatton, Queensland, Australia
|Political party||National Party|
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| Leader of the House of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland |
|Parliament of Queensland|
| Member for Lockyer |