22 May 1993 – 22 May 2009
|Constituency||East Metropolitan Region|
24 December 1951 |
|Political party||Labor Party|
|Profession||Barrister and solicitor|
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. 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.
- "Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook". 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-01.