Nick Griffiths

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Nick Griffiths
In office
22 May 1993 – 22 May 2009
Constituency East Metropolitan Region
Personal details
Born (1951-12-24) 24 December 1951 (age 65)
Barry, Wales
Nationality Australian
Political party Labor Party
Spouse(s) Tracie
Education LL.B.
Profession Barrister and solicitor

Nicholas (Nick) David Griffiths (born 24 December 1951) is an Australian politician. He was a member of the Western Australian Legislative Council representing the East Metropolitan Region.

Griffiths was born in Barry, Wales. Elected to Parliament in the 1993 state election and subsequently re-elected in the 1996, 2001 and 2005 state elections, he is a member of the Labor Party.[1] The Griffiths family emigrated to Western Australia in 1958.

Griffiths has held several ministerial positions since entering parliament including: Shadow Attorney-General (1996–1999), Minister of Racing and Gaming (2001–2005) and Minister of Housing and Works (2003–2005). Following the 2005 election, he was elected as President of the Western Australian Legislative Council, a post which he held until 21 May 2009.