Norman Francis (Gerry) Jones (born 16 August 1932) is a former Australian politician. Born at Roma, Queensland, he was a research assistant before becoming state organiser of the Queensland Labor Party 1967-1972. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as the member for Everton at the 1972 state election, but was defeated in the landslide Labor loss of 1974. He was a Labor Party Executive Officer 1976-1977 and State Secretary 1977-1980. In 1980, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for Queensland. He remained in the Senate until his retirement in 1996.
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