Norman Moore (politician)


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.[1]

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.[2]

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