Matt Foley

Matt Foley is a practising Brisbane barrister. He was president of the Queensland Council for Civil Liberties from 1985-87 and national president of Labor Lawyers
in 1989.

He served as Attorney-General and Arts Minister in both the Goss and Beattie Labour governments during his time as MP in the Queensland Parliament from 1989-2004.


The Olden Days – The good ol’ days

ReportageWords are not meanings for a tree– Judith Wright, ‘Gum Trees Stripping' (1955) Queensland was a great place to grow up in. There were beaches, sunshine and good times. Of course, you had to go to school to learn spelling,...

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