Wayne Goss

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Wayne Goss
34th Premier of Queensland
In office
7 December 1989 – 19 February 1996[1]
DeputyTom Burns
Preceded byRussell Cooper
Succeeded byRob Borbidge
Personal details
Born(1951-02-26)26 February 1951
Mundubbera, Queensland
Died10 November 2014(2014-11-10) (aged 63)
Brisbane, Queensland
Political partyAustralian Labor Party

Wayne Keith Goss (26 February 1951 – 10 November 2014) was an Australian politician. He was the Premier of Queensland from 7 December 1989 until 19 February 1996. Prior to entering politics, Goss was a solicitor. After leaving politics, Goss served as Chairman of the Queensland Art Gallery and Chairman of Deloitte Australia.

Goss battled a series of brain tumors for 17 years, undergoing four operations to remove them. He died at his home on 10 November 2014 from a brain tumor, aged 63.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Queensland, Legislative Assembly, Weekly Hansard, 20 February 1996 at 7.
  2. "Former Queensland premier Wayne Goss dies". abc.net.au. 10 November 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2014.