Terry Waldron


Terry Waldron

Infobox MLA | name =Terry Waldron


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nationality =Australian
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term_start =20 February 2001
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predecessor =Bob Wiese
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birth_date =Birth date and age|1951|2|17|mf=y
birth_place =Cottesloe Western Australia
constituency =Wagin
party =Nationals
spouse =Noelene
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Terrence Keith Waldron, (aka "Terry" or "Tuck") was born on 17 February 1951 in Subiaco, Australia. He has been a Nationals member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly since February 2001, representing the electorate of Wagin, and is the deputy leader of the National Party of Western Australia. [cite web|url=http://www.parliament.wa.gov.au/web/newwebparl.nsf/iframewebpages/Legislative+Assembly+-+Current+Members|title=Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook|year=2007|accessdate=2008-04-10]

Waldron grew up on his family farm in Jingalup near Kojonup and attended the local primary school before going to boarding school at Hale School in Perth [cite web|url=http://www.nationalswa.com/New%20MP%20pages/TWaldron.aspx|title=National Party of WA - Terry Waldron|year=2007|accessdate=2008-04-10]

After completing his high school education Waldron briefly returned to the family farm for a year before moving back to Perth to work in the insurance industry and further his football and cricket career. He then returned to Kojonup in 1975 and worked in real estate, eventually managing the regional branch of Elders. In 1992 he was appointed the general manager of the Western Australian Country Football League and continued in that position until entering politics. [cite web|url=http://parliament.wa.gov.au/Parliament/Memblist.nsf/(MemberPics)/16625ACBDD88D382482569FC00281468/$file/InaugWaldron.pdf|title=Inaugural speech of Terry Waldron|year=2001|accessdate=2008-04-30]

Following the retirement of Bob Weise, Waldron won preselection by the National party for the seat of Wagin.In the following election in 2001 Waldron won the seat with a margin of 26%. [cite web|url=http://www.pollbludger.com/500|title=The Poll Bludger|year=2001|accessdate=2008-04-30] Waldron was successfully re-elected in the 2005 election by a margin of 19%.. [cite web|url=http://www.abc.net.au/elections/wa/2005/results/alphapredict.htm|title=ABC - Western Australian result 2005|year=2008|accessdate=2008-04-30]

He is married to Noelene Waldron and they have four children; Jemma, Kelly, Bonnie and Jessica.

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