|Member of the Australian Parliament
1 December 1984 – 13 March 1993
|Preceded by||Ross Free|
|Succeeded by||Maggie Deahm|
12 February 1934 |
Maitland, New South Wales
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia
Call to Australia Party
Christian Democratic Party
|Residence||Springwood, New South Wales|
|Occupation||Politician, teacher, superintendent|
Alasdair Paine Webster OAM (born 12 February 1934) is an Australian politician. Born in Maitland, New South Wales, he attended the University of New England before becoming a teacher and a superindendent at juvenile rehabilitation centres. He underwent military service in 1953. In 1984, Webster was elected to the Australian House of Representatives for the seat of Macquarie as a member of the Liberal Party. He held the seat until his defeat in 1993. He subsequently joined the Call to Australia Party and contested the Senate for them in 1996. He was a delegate to the 1998 Australian Constitutional Convention, which met to discuss the issue of an Australian republic.
Webster contested the New South Wales Legislative Council for the Christian Democratic Party at the 1999 and 2003 state elections. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia on Australia Day 2008 for "services to the Parliament of Australia, and to the community through Indigenous, educational and service organisations".
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Macquarie
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