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|Member of the Australian Parliament
24 March 1990
|Preceded by||Evan Adermann|
|Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government|
|Prime Minister||John Howard|
|Preceded by||Warwick Smith|
|Succeeded by||Ian Macdonald|
|Born||) 18 January 1946
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Alma mater||Australian National University|
Alexander Michael Somlyay MP (born 18 January 1946), Australian politician, has been a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives since March 1990, representing the Division of Fairfax, Queensland. He was born in Budapest, Hungary, and came to Australia as a child. He was educated at the Australian National University. He was a public servant, consultant economist and company director before entering politics.
Somlyay's only ministerial appointment was as Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government for four months prior to the 1998 Federal Election.
On 25 September 2010, Somlyay announced his current term in parliament would be his last.
- "Biography for Somlyay, the Hon. Alexander Michael". ParlInfo Web. Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 24 September 2010.
- "Lib speaks for himself,defies gag by Abbott". The Canberra Times. 25 September 2010.
- "The Lyons Forum". Electronic Frontiers Australia. 1997. Retrieved 24 September 2010.
|Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Fairfax