Alan Eggleston in his office in Southern Perth in June 2006
|Senator for Western Australia|
1 July 1996 – 30 June 2014
30 December 1941 |
Busselton, Western Australia, Australia
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Residence||Western Australia, Australia|
|Alma mater||University of Western Australia and Murdoch University|
He was a medical practitioner in Port Hedland, Western Australia serving from 1974 until 1996. He was a councillor in Port Hedland serving from 1988 until 1996 and mayor serving from 1993 until 1996. He was a member of the Pilbara Development Commission from 1994 until 1996.
He has achondroplasia, a common cause of dwarfism. He retired from all of his other political jobs to be a senator. On 9 April 2012, Eggleston announced that he would not be recontesting the Next Australian federal election in 2013 and retire at the end of his term in 2014.
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