Nita Cunningham

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Nita Cunningham
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Bundaberg
In office
13 June 1998 – 14 August 2006
Preceded byClem Campbell
Succeeded byJack Dempsey
Personal details
Born(1939-02-12)12 February 1939
Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
Died7 February 2015(2015-02-07) (aged 75)
Political partyLabor

Junita Irene "Nita" Cunningham (12 February 1939 – 7 February 2015) was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland. She was first elected in 1998 as the member for Bundaberg. A former minister for Local Government and Planning, her resignation in 2006 due to severe skin cancer triggered the 2006 Queensland state election.[1]


  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Archived from the original on 5 February 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Clem Campbell
Member for Bundaberg
Succeeded by
Jack Dempsey