John Forrest (Victorian politician)
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John Alexander Forrest redirects here. For the New Zealand international with the same name see: Jack Forrest (rugby league)
|Member of the Australian Parliament
13 March 1993 – 5 August 2013
|Preceded by||Peter Fisher|
|Succeeded by||Andrew Broad|
24 August 1949 |
|Political party||National Party of Australia|
|Alma mater||University of Melbourne
University of Aberdeen
John Alexander Forrest (born 24 August 1949), Australian politician, was a National Party member of the Australian House of Representatives from March 1993 until August 2013, representing the Division of Mallee in Victoria. He was born in Mildura, and was educated at University of Melbourne and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Before entering politics he was a design engineer with the State Electricity Commission of Victoria, a lecturer at Ballarat College of Advanced Education, and a member of the Rural City of Swan Hill council.
- Marion Maddox, God Under Howard: The Rise of the Religious Right in Australian Politics,Allen & Unwin, 2005, p.38.
- "Veteran Nationals MP John Forrest retires". ABC News. 6 March 2013. Retrieved 6 March 2013.
- Personal website
- John Forrest MP at the House of Representatives website
- Search or browse Hansard for John Forrest at OpenAustralia.org
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|Member for Mallee
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