Warren Truss

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The Honourable
Warren Truss
16th Deputy Prime Minister of Australia
In office
18 September 2013 – 18 February 2016
Prime Minister Tony Abbott
Malcolm Turnbull
Preceded by Anthony Albanese
Succeeded by Barnaby Joyce
Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development
In office
18 September 2013 – 18 February 2016
Prime Minister Tony Abbott
Malcolm Turnbull
Preceded by Anthony Albanese (Infrastructure and Transport)
Sharon Bird (Regional Development)
Succeeded by Darren Chester (Infrastructure and Transport)
Fiona Nash (Regional Development)
Leader of the National Party
In office
3 December 2007 – 11 February 2016
Deputy Nigel Scullion
Barnaby Joyce
Preceded by Mark Vaile
Succeeded by Barnaby Joyce
Minister for Trade
In office
10 August 2006 – 3 December 2007
Prime Minister John Howard
Preceded by Mark Vaile
Succeeded by Simon Crean
Minister for Transport and Regional Services
In office
6 July 2005 – 10 August 2006
Prime Minister John Howard
Preceded by John Anderson
Succeeded by Mark Vaile
Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
In office
20 July 1999 – 6 July 2005
Prime Minister John Howard
Preceded by Mark Vaile
Succeeded by Peter McGauran
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Wide Bay
In office
24 March 1990 – 9 May 2016
Preceded by Clarrie Millar
Succeeded by Llew O'Brien
Personal details
Born Warren Errol Truss
8 October 1948 (1948-10-08) (age 68)
Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia
Political party National Party (Federal)
Liberal National Party (State)
Other political
affiliations
Coalition
Spouse(s) Lyn Truss
Website Official 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]

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