History Resources - Members of Parliament

Darrel John Baldock

Darrel John Baldock

Surname: BALDOCK

Given Names: Darrel John

Title and Honours: Mr

Father: Reginald Cecil Baldock

Mother: Jean Robertson Purdie

Marriage: 26 March 1960 - (Margaret Elizabeth Williams)

Date and Place of Birth: 29 September 1938 - Devonport, Tasmania

Date of Death: 2 February 2011


House of Assembly: 22 April 1972

Electorate: Wilmot/Lyons

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Minister 1975-82

Date of Departure: 30 June 1987

Reason for Departure: Resigned after returning to coach St Kilda (AFL).


Played for and coached St Kilda in VFL (now AFL) and captained the team in its only premiership win. (1966) Inducted as "Legend" in AFL Hall of Fame 22 June 2006.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 588

House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.

Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.

Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968. Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.