Tim Baldwin

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Timothy Denny "Tim" Baldwin (born 1957) is a former Australian politician. He was a Country Liberal Party member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly from 1994 to 2005, representing first Victoria River (1994–2001) and then Daly (2001–2005).

Baldwin was born in Darwin, Northern Territory, and worked as an electrical contractor, a farmer and in the tourism industry, and was active in local politics. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly at the 1994 election, defeating incumbent Labor MP Gary Cartwright.[1]

He served as a minister under both Shane Stone and Denis Burke, as Minister for Parks and Wildlife (1997-1998), Minister for Aboriginal Development (1997-1999), Minister for Local Government (1997-1999), Minister for Housing (1997-1999), Minister for Lands, Planning and Environment (1998-2001), Minister for Industries and Business (1999-2001), Minister for Racing, Gaming and Licensing (1999-2001) and Minister for Defence Support and Regional Development (1999-2001).[2]

Baldwin's seat of Victoria River was abolished in a redistribution before the 2001 election, and he contested and won the new seat of Daly. He retired at the 2005 election.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Green, Antony (2005). "Retiring MPs". 2008 Northern Territory Election. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Northern Territory Government Ministries (CLP) 1st to 8th Assembly 1974 - 2001" (PDF). Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 23 September 2016. 
Northern Territory Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Gary Cartwright
Member for Victoria River
1994–2001
Succeeded by
Abolished
Preceded by
New seat
Member for Daly
2001–2005
Succeeded by
Rob Knight