- Norman Moore (politician)
Norman Frederick Moore (born 24 August 1945, in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia) is an Australian politician. As of 2001, he has been the leader of the opposition in the Western Australian Legislative Council holding a seat for the Electoral region of Mining and Pastoral and has been the opposition spokesman for Mining and Resources. He is a member of the Liberal Party.
Moore has been a member of the parliament of Western Australia since 1977 and in 8 years in government held numerous ministerial portfolios such as education, sport and recreation, mines and tourism. Since 1997 he has been the 'Father of the House' in the Council chamber.
Upon returning to government in 2008, he now holds the positions of Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Fisheries; Electoral Affairs and was also again re-elected Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council.
He is married to Lee with 3 adult children; Kathryn, Georgia and Daniel.
In September 2005, he discussed his concerns over the decline of federalism in his own party, and the possibility of Western Australia seceding from the rest of the country.
- ^ Parliamentary details
- ^ "Norman Moore talks secession". Lateline (transcript). 2005-09-09. http://www.abc.net.au/stateline/wa/content/2005/s1458431.htm. Retrieved 2008-10-22.
Current members of the Cabinet of Western AustraliaColin Barnett • Kim Hames • Norman Moore • Brendon Grylls • Christian Porter • Elizabeth Constable • Simon O'Brien • Rob Johnson • Terry Waldron • John Day • Peter Collier • Troy Buswell • Robyn McSweeney • John Castrilli • Terry Redman • Bill Marmion • Helen Morton • Murray Cowper • Wendy Duncan • Donna Faragher • Liza Harvey • Michael Mischin • Tony Simpson Current Members of the Western Australian Legislative Council Liberal (16) Labor (11) National (5) Greens (4)
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