John Hyde (Australian state politician)

John Norman Hyde (born 13 October 1957 in Hamilton, Victoria) was the member in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for the Electoral district of Perth.

John Hyde
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Member of the Western Australian Parliament
for Perth
In office
10 February 2001 – 9 March 2013
Preceded byDiana Warnock
Succeeded byEleni Evangel
Mayor of the Town of Vincent
In office
1999–2001
Personal details
Born
John Norman Hyde

(1957-10-13) 13 October 1957 (age 63)
Hamilton, Victoria
CitizenshipAustralian
Political partyLabor Party
RelationsJohn Hyde (father)
Alma materDeakin University
Murdoch University
ProfessionTeacher

His father was Geelong and Claremont football player John Hyde.[1]

Political careerEdit

He was elected to the seat in 2001 after the retirement of Diana Warnock.[2]

He was Shadow Minister for Local Government; Culture and the Arts; Heritage; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests. He lost his seat in the March 2013 elections.

Hyde was the first openly gay man to be elected to the Western Australian parliament. Previously, he was Mayor of the Town of Vincent.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Inaugural Speech" (PDF). Parliament of Western Australia. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Mr John Norman Hyde MLA BA, DipEd". Parliament of Western Australia. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
Western Australian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Diana Warnock
Member for Perth
2001–2013
Succeeded by
Eleni Evangel