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He represented the Division of Lyons in central Tasmania from the federal election until the federal election. He was born in Launceston, Tasmania , and was a meat worker, rural worker and an organiser with the Australasian Meat Industry Employees' Union and the Liquor and Hospitality and Miscellaneous Workers' Union Miscellaneous Division before entering politics. Adams was a member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly for the Franklin division from the state election until the state election , serving as Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees from until , and as Minister for National Parks, Lands, Aged Persons and Community Welfare from until Since being elected to the federal parliament, Adams played an active role in the conduct of Parliamentary affairs. He was a member of the Speakers' Panel from to From he was the chairman of the Primary Industries and Resources Standing Committee and the National Capital and External Territories Standing Committee, and was an inaugural member of the Standing Committee on Petitions which was established to receive and process petitions to the Federal Parliament from citizens and groups.