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Bryce James Gaudry (23 November 1942 – 5 October 2019) was an Australian politician, elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Newcastle.

Gaudry was educated at Kendall District Rural School, Taree High School and Newcastle Teachers' College.[1] He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New South Wales and Macquarie University and became a physical education teacher. He was married with two adult children.

Gaudry represented Newcastle for the Labor Party from 1991 to 2007.[2] In 2006, the Labor Party State Executive deselected him in favour of a more prominent candidate. On 29 January 2007, Gaudry announced his resignation from the Labor Party and his intention to run as an independent candidate at the next state election. Gaudry was subsequently defeated in the 2007 general election by the new Labor candidate.

Gaudry died on 5 October 2019 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.[3]

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  1. ^ The college (1949–1973) was absorbed into the Newcastle College of Advanced Education in 1974, which was absorbed into the University of Newcastle in 1989.
  2. ^ "Mr Bryce James Gaudry, BA MP". Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  3. ^ Kirkwood, Ian (5 October 2019). "Former Newcastle Labor MP Bryce Gaudry dies at 76". Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 8 October 2019.

 

New South Wales Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
George Keegan
Member for Newcastle
1991–2007
Succeeded by
Jodi McKay