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24 December 1951 (age 64)
Barry, Wales (1951-12-24)
Barrister and solicitor
Nick Griffiths Wikipedia
Nicholas (Nick) David Griffiths (born 24 December 1951) is an Australian politician. He was a member of the Western Australian Legislative Council representing the East Metropolitan Region.
Griffiths was born in Barry, Wales. Elected to Parliament in the 1993 state election and subsequently re-elected in the 1996, 2001 and 2005 state elections, he is a member of the Labor Party. The Griffiths family emigrated to Western Australia in 1958.
Griffiths has held several ministerial positions since entering parliament including: Shadow Attorney-General (1996–1999), Minister of Racing and Gaming (2001–2005) and Minister of Housing and Works (2003–2005). Following the 2005 election, he was elected as President of the Western Australian Legislative Council, a post which he held until 21 May 2009.