Paul Weller (politician)

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Paul Weller
MP
MP Paul Weller.jpg
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
for Rodney
In office
25 November 2006 – 29 November 2014
Preceded by Noel Maughan
Succeeded by Seat abolished
Personal details
Born (1959-04-03) 3 April 1959 (age 55)
Rochester, Victoria
Political party National Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Chrissy Weller
Children 2 children; 2 step-children
Occupation Dairy farmer
Website paulweller.com.au

Paul Weller (born 3 April 1959) is an Australian politician and the Nationals member for Rodney in the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 2006 to 2014.

Weller won pre-selection for Rodney after the retirement of Noel Maughan. Despite unfavourable preferences from the Labor Party, Weller won 40% of the primary vote and 54% of the two-party-preferred vote against the Liberal candidate.

In February 2014, he was elected Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly under Christine Fyffe. His seat was abolished before the 2014 election and he contested the Legislative Council seat of Northern Victoria in the unwinnable fourth position on the Coalition ticket.

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Victorian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Noel Maughan
Member for Rodney
2006–2014
Abolished
Preceded by
Christine Fyffe
Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
2014–present
Incumbent