Matt Benson-Lidholm

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The Honourable
Matt Benson-Lidholm
Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for Agricultural Region
In office
22 May 2005 – 21 May 2013
Personal details
Born (1952-05-03) 3 May 1952 (age 64)
Political party Labor
Spouse(s) Jan
Profession Teacher

Matthew (Matt) Francis Benson-Lidholm (born 5 March 1952) born in Albany, Western Australia is an Australian politician. He is currently the member of the Western Australian Legislative Council representing the Agricultural Region and Deputy President of the Legislative Council. Elected to Parliament in the 2005 state election he is a member of the Australian Labor Party.[1]

Prior to entering parliament, Benson-Lidholm was a teacher and taught at Mount Barker Senior High School and at the school of Distance Education.[2]

With his wife Jan, he is a prominent breeder of Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs under the Bowbridge prefix.[3]