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MusiCares Person of the Year tribute to Neil Diamond in Los Angeles
Singer Michael Lee Aday, who goes by the stage name Meat Loaf arrives at the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute honoring Neil Diamond in Los Angeles on February 6, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Michael John Lee (born 24 March 1957) is an Australian Labor politician. He was a member of the House of Representatives 1984-2001, a minister in Paul Keating's government, and a member of the City of Sydney Council 2004-08.

Lee was born in Sydney and grew up in the beach side suburb of Cronulla and attended De La Salle College Cronulla. His immediate classmates included Steve Hutchins, now an Australian Senator, and John Della Bosca, formerly the NSW Minister for Health and now a backbencher in the NSW Legislative Council.

After graduating in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales, Lee was employed as an engineer at the Munmorah Power Station on the Central Coast of New South Wales. He was subsequently elected as an Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives for the seat of Dobell, at the 1984 election, serving until being defeated at the 2001 Federal Election by Liberal candidate Ken Ticehurst.

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