Troy Bell (politician)

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Troy Bell
MP
Member of the South Australian House of Assembly
for Mount Gambier
Assumed office
15 March 2014
Preceded by Don Pegler
Personal details
Born 5 September 1973 age 43
Mount Gambier
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia (SA)
Profession Teacher and Education Facilitator

Troy Stephen Bell is an Australian politician representing the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Mount Gambier for the South Australian Division of the Liberal Party of Australia since the 2014 State Election.[1] Before Bell began his career in Parliament he held many positions within the Education Sector, particularly in rural areas of South Australia.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Troy and his wife Michaela have 3 children and are actively involved in many community and sporting organisations. These include the Rotary Club of Mount Gambier, South Gambier Football Club and the Kongorong Football Club.

Education[edit]

Bell was born in Mount Gambier where he attended the Suttontown and Mulga Street Primary School and completed his secondary education at Grant High School. Bell then went on to complete a Bachelor of Education at the University of South Australia.

Career prior to politics[edit]

Troy began his teaching career at the Port Augusta Secondary School. Bell then decided to move to Mount Gambier where he established the Independent Learning Centre at Mount Gambier in 2007.[3]

Political career[edit]

Bell was elected to the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Mount Gambier at the 2014 State Election for a term of 4 years.[4]

In January 2016 Troy was appointed the Chair of the Liberal Party's Regional Affiairs Committee.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2014 SA election: Antony Green ABC
  2. ^ Morello, Sandra. "Likely Liberal candidate". The Border Watch. Retrieved 2016-03-31. 
  3. ^ Morello, Sandra. "Likely Liberal candidate". The Border Watch. Retrieved 2016-03-31. 
  4. ^ "Mount Gambier - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". ABC News. Retrieved 2015-09-11. 
  5. ^ "New SA Opposition frontbench to focus on jobs, economy". ABC News. Retrieved 2016-03-31. 

External links[edit]

South Australian House of Assembly
Preceded by
Don Pegler
Member for Mount Gambier
2014–present
Incumbent