|Member of the South Australian Parliament
20 March 2010
|Preceded by||Karlene Maywald|
|Political party||Liberal Party|
Whetstone started work as a fitter and turner at Holdens after school and worked his way up to be a Project Manager in the Moomba gas fields while developing his own business building and restoring muscle cars and boats. He moved to the Riverland in 1989 where he started his citrus and wine grape business. Whetstone was elected to the board of the Renmark Irrigation Trust in 1998.
Whetstone contested the seat of Chaffey at the state election for the Liberal Party, receiving a 20 percent two-candidate swing from incumbent Nationals MP Karlene Maywald, to finish with 53.8 percent of the vote.
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