| Bob Horne|
Jazz, Urban contemporary
| Bob Horne|
| 9 March 1955 (age 60)
Gloucester, United Kingdom (1955-03-09) |
Liberal Party of Australia
Mellowonder/Songs in the Key of Stevie
Bob Baldwin: Memoirs from the Hudson
Marion Meadows, Chieli Minucci, Chuck Loeb, Paul Brown, Paul Taylor
Bob Baldwin Wikipedia
Robert Charles "Bob" Baldwin (born 9 March 1955) is a former Australian politician who was a member of the Australian House of Representatives for Paterson in New South Wales from March 1996 to October 1998 and again from November 2001 until May 2016, representing the Liberal Party. Baldwin has served in the Abbott Ministry as a Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry from September 2013 to December 2014; and as a Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment from December 2014 to September 2015.
He was born in Gloucester, UK, and was a company director before entering politics.
He held the position of Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry, Tourism & Resources from January 2006 until December 2007 when the Australian Labor Party was elected to govern Australia. After the election, on 6 December 2007 Opposition Leader Brendan Nelson announced that Baldwin would be the new Shadow Minister for Defence Science, Personnel and Assisting Shadow Minister for Defence. On 16 April 2008 he represented the Federal Opposition leader, Brendan Nelson at the commemoration service for HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran personnel who lost their lives on 19 November 1941.
After Malcolm Turnbull became leader, he remained in his job. When the Liberal Party of Australia leadership election, 2009 was held and Tony Abbott replaced Turnbull he kept his roles. On 14 September 2010 after the 2010 federal election he was promoted to Shadow Minister for Regional Development and Shadow Minister for Tourism.
Baldwin was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry in the Abbott Ministry on 18 September 2013; and appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment on 23 December 2014. He was not appointed to a position in the First Turnbull Ministry from September 2015.
On 16 April 2016, Baldwin announced he would be retiring from politics and would not contest the 2016 federal election.