Phil Edman

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Phil Edman
Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for South Metropolitan Region
In office
22 May 2009 – 21 May 2017
Personal details
Born (1970-08-24) 24 August 1970 (age 47)
Political party Liberal

Phillip John "Phil" Edman (born 24 August 1970) is an Australian politician.

Born in Tamworth, New South Wales, Edman arrived in Western Australia in 1976. He was a business proprietor before entering politics. After unsuccessfully contesting the House of Representatives seat of Brand for the Liberal Party in the 2004 and 2007 federal elections, he was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council for South Metropolitan in 2008. His term commenced on 22 May 2009. He lost his seat at the 2017 state election.[1]

Political Life[edit]

Rockingham City Council[edit]

Phil Edman served as a Councillor with the City of Rockingham from 2005 until 2009, for the Ward of Safety Bay.

Legislative Council of Western Australia[edit]

Edman was elected to the Thirty-eighth Parliament in the Western Australian Legislative Council for the South Metropolitan Region in 2008. His term commenced on 22 May 2009.

He subsequently won re-election in 2013 for the South Metropolitan Region, and was made Government Whip in the Legislative Council on 23 March 2013.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parliament of Western Australia (2009). "Hon. Phillip (Phil) John Edman MLC". Retrieved 4 June 2009. 
  2. ^ Parliament of Western Australia, Parliament of Western Australia (2013). "Hon. Phillip (Phil) John Edman MLC". Retrieved 9 June 2009.