Colin Hollis

Colin Hollis (born 30 May 1938) is a retired Australian federal politician. He was an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives from 1983 to 2001.

Colin Hollis
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Macarthur
In office
5 March 1983  1 December 1984
Preceded byMichael Baume
Succeeded byStephen Martin
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Throsby
In office
1 December 1984  8 October 2001
Preceded byNew seat
Succeeded byJennie George
Personal details
Born (1938-05-30) 30 May 1938
Wauchope, New South Wales
Political partyAustralian Labor Party
Alma materUniversity of London
Open University
University of New England

Hollis was born in Wauchope, New South Wales, and received a BSc (Econ) (Hons) from the University of London, a BA from the Open University, a Diploma in International Affairs from the University of London, and a Diploma of Continuing Education from the University of New England.

From 1983 to 1984 Hollis represented the seat of Macarthur. Then he switched to the seat of Throsby, which he represented from 1984 to his retirement in 2001.[1]


  1. "Hollis, Colin". Parliament of Australia. Archived from the original on 4 September 2007. Retrieved 30 May 2007.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Michael Baume
Member for Macarthur
1983 – 1984
Succeeded by
Stephen Martin
New division Member for Throsby
1984 – 2001
Succeeded by
Jennie George
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