Bill Beattie (Australian politician)

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Eric William "Bill" Beattie CBE (13 December 1912 – 19 April 2006) was an Australian politician.

He was born in Scottsdale. In 1946 he was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly as a Liberal member for Bass. Defeated in 1950, he returned to the House in 1954 after a recount to fill the vacancy caused by John Orchard's resignation. He served as a minister from 1969 to 1972, and retired from politics in 1979. He died in Scottsdale in 2006.[1]


  1. ^ Parliament of Tasmania (2005). "Beattie, Eric William (Bill)". The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856. Parliament of Tasmania. Retrieved 4 August 2013.