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Posted: 5th July 2019
Richard Colbeck was born in Myrtleford, Victoria, and was educated at Devonport Technical College. He was a building estimator and supervisor, managing director and proprietor of a building consultancy before entering politics.
In his early years, Colbeck gained qualifications in Small Business Management; Technology (Building); and Carpentry and Joinery Trade and Proficiency. He was an apprentice carpenter and joiner between 1977–79; a trainee estimator and supervisor 1977–79; and manager 1979–84. Between 1984 and 1989 he was a building estimator and supervisor; and managing director and proprietor of building consultancy from 1989.
From 1993–1996, and from 1998–2000, Colbeck served as the president of the Devonport Chamber of Commerce. From 1998–2001, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI). From 1999–2002, he was an Alderman of the Devonport City Council.
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