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Hon Bruce Donaldson MLC

Member For The Agricultural Region

Parliament Of Western Australia

 

 

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Welcome to the website of the Hon Bruce Donaldson MLC, Member representing the Agricultural Region in the Western Australian Parliament, Shadow Minister for Fisheries and Opposition Whip in the Legislative Council.

Bruce  was born in Armadale, Western Australia and has lived and worked in country Western Australia for  most of his life.  He  was educated  at  Gosnells Primary School, Hale School and Narrogin Agricultural College where he graduated with Honours.

Bruce and his wife Lyn have a home both in Perth and in Bruce's electorate at Jurien Bay.  They they have two sons and a daughter - Geoffrey, Wayne and Jennifer - and are proud grandparents.

Having farmed extensively in Koorda and Mt Barker, Bruce was involved with local community activities and sporting events, and served on the Koorda Shire Council for many years.

Elected a Councillor of the Shire of Koorda in 1980 serving until 1993.  He was the Deputy Shire President between 1981 and 1982 and again between 1988 and 1992.

Bruce has enjoyed a distinguished career in  Local Government  with a  long association with the Country Shire Councils' Association of which he was President between 1988 and 1990.  He was honoured in 1992 as an  Honorary Life Member of the Association. 

 

Elected President of the Western Australian Municipal Association (WAMA) between 1990 and 1992 and nationally, Bruce served as a Western Australian Executive Member of the Australian Local Government Association between 1989 and 1992.  He was the inaugural Chairman and Trustee of the Country Medical Foundation.

Bruce's interests include agriculture and country living, aquaculture, current affairs and all sports.

 

Website Updated:  21 July  2008