Lara Giddings

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Birthday
14, 1972
Birthplace
Papua New Guinea
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1972 (age 46)
Birthplace
Papua New Guinea

About

After serving in the Tasmanian Parliament and holding office as both Treasurer and Deputy Premier of Tasmania, this Australian Labor Party politician was elected Tasmania's forty-fourth and first female Premier.

Before Fame

Upon completing a law degree at the University of Tasmania, she served as an Australian Senate clerk and subsequently wrote political speeches for the then-Tasmanian Premier.

Trivia

Her early-career political appointments include Minister for the Arts; Minister for Economic Development; and Minister for Health and Human Services.

Family Life

A native of Goroka, Papua New Guinea, she relocated to Melbourne, Australia, during her adolescent years.

Associated With

During Giddings' administration as Premier of Tasmania, Bryan Green served as Deputy Premier.