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Matthew Guy Groom

  Matthew Guy Groom

Surname: GROOM

Given Names: Matthew Guy

Title and Honours: Mr, Honourable

Qualifications: BA LLB LLM

Date and Place of Birth: 24 November 1970 - Melbourne, Victoria

Date of Death:

House of Assembly:20 March 2010

Electorate: Denison

Party: Liberal

Positions Held: Minister.

  • Energy (31-March-2014 to 2-October-2017)
  • Environment, Parks and Heritage (31 March 2014 to 04 April 2017)
  • Environment and Parks (04 April 2017 to 2 October 2017)
  • State Growth (31 March 2014 to 2 October 2017)
  • Date of Departure: 3 March 2018

    Reason for Departure: Retired

    Inaugural Speech (9 June 2010)


    Son of Ray Groom, former Premier of Tasmania. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 30 May 2018.

    House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 755

    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.


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