Brenton Best

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Brenton Best
Member of Parliament
for Division of Braddon
In office
24 February 1996 – 15 March 2014
Personal details
Born (1963-11-13) 13 November 1963 (age 55)
Devonport, Tasmania

Brenton Roy Best (born 13 November 1963) an Australian politician. He was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly in 1996 as a Labor member for Braddon.


Best was born on 13 November 1963 in Devonport, Tasmania.[1]

At the age of 17 he began working as an engine driver, and was elected in 1987 to be the Tasmanian organiser of the Federated Engine Drivers and Fireman's Association of Australasia, and in 1994 to the Tasmanian Trades & Labor Council and Alderman Devonport City Council.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

He was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly on 24 February 1996 for the Labor Party, and was defeated on 15 March 2014.[1]


  1. ^ a b "The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856". Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Brenton's Bio". Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 12 July 2014.