Mark Goldsworthy

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Mark Goldsworthy
Member of the South Australian House of Assembly
for Kavel
Assumed office
9 February 2002
Preceded by John Olsen
Personal details
Born (1956-09-24) 24 September 1956 (age 61)
Political party Liberal Party of Australia (SA)
Relations nephew of Grant Chapman
Parents Roger Goldsworthy and Lynette Goldsworthy (nee Chapman)

Roger Mark Goldsworthy (born 24 September 1956) is an Australian politician who has been the member for the electoral district of Kavel since 2002, representing the South Australian Division of the Liberal Party of Australia.

Prior to his election into politics, Goldsworthy received an ANZ Banking Group Ltd Diploma in Management as well as Certificates in Accounting and Finance. After his studies he became an electorate officer and political adviser, as well as being a member of many school committees, and sporting and community groups.

In the 2006 election, Goldsworthy increased his margin to 9.4% after Tom Playford changed from being an independent in 2002 to Family First in 2006.

Goldsworthy is the son of Roger Goldsworthy, former Deputy Premier in the 18 September 1979 to 10 November 1982 Liberal government of David Tonkin. Roger was also the first member for Kavel.[1]

Goldsworthy will not be re-contesting his seat at the 2018 election.[2]


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South Australian House of Assembly
Preceded by
John Olsen
Member for Kavel