Warren Truss

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Warren Truss
Warren Truss Portrait 2010.jpg
16th Deputy Prime Minister of Australia
In office
18 September 2013 – 18 February 2016
Prime MinisterTony Abbott
Malcolm Turnbull
Preceded byAnthony Albanese
Succeeded byBarnaby Joyce
Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development
In office
18 September 2013 – 18 February 2016
Prime MinisterTony Abbott
Malcolm Turnbull
Preceded byAnthony Albanese (Infrastructure and Transport)
Sharon Bird (Regional Development)
Succeeded byDarren Chester (Infrastructure and Transport)
Fiona Nash (Regional Development)
Leader of the National Party
In office
3 December 2007 – 11 February 2016
DeputyNigel Scullion
Barnaby Joyce
Preceded byMark Vaile
Succeeded byBarnaby Joyce
Minister for Trade
In office
10 August 2006 – 3 December 2007
Prime MinisterJohn Howard
Preceded byMark Vaile
Succeeded bySimon Crean
Minister for Transport and Regional Services
In office
6 July 2005 – 10 August 2006
Prime MinisterJohn Howard
Preceded byJohn Anderson
Succeeded byMark Vaile
Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
In office
20 July 1999 – 6 July 2005
Prime MinisterJohn Howard
Preceded byMark Vaile
Succeeded byPeter McGauran
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Wide Bay
In office
24 March 1990 – 9 May 2016
Preceded byClarrie Millar
Succeeded byLlew O'Brien
Personal details
Born
Warren Errol Truss

(1948-10-08) 8 October 1948 (age 71)
Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia
Political partyNational Party (Federal)
Liberal National Party (State)
Other political
affiliations
Coalition
Spouse(s)Lyn Truss
WebsiteOfficial website
Warren Truss on Twitter

Warren Truss (born 8 October 1948, Kingaroy, Queensland) is an Australian politician.[1] He was elected as the member for Wide Bay in the Australian Parliament in 1990.[2] He became the leader of the National Party in 2007.[2] In the Howard government, Truss was Minister for Customs and Consumer Affairs and Minister for Community Services.[2] In July 1999 Truss became of Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.[2] In 2005 he became Minister for Transport and Regional Services. In September 2006 he became Minister for Trade.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Hon Warren Truss MP – Parliament of Australia". aph.gov.au. 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Warren Truss MP (Federal Member for Wide Bay and Leader of The Nationals)". warrentruss.com. 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013.