Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Clive Matthew Hughes
Birth
Date 23 June 1947 Place Abercromby, Liverpool South, England, United Kingdom
Arrival in WA
To WA 1950
Parents
Son of Francis Malachy Hughes, master mariner (navigating officer, merchant service), and Agnes Veronica Carroll
Marriage and Family
Married 19 March 1977, South Fremantle, to Elizabeth Robin Nolan Woodcock, daughter of Cleever Fitzgerald Woodcock and Peggy Kathleen Ailsa Mignon Welby
Children: two sons
Death
Date 4 April 1986Place Medina, Western Australia
Cemetery Fremantle Cemetery, Western AustraliaCause of Death
Religion
Catholic
Education
Educated Convent School, Point Peron; Convent School, Albany; Christian Boys College, Albany; Christian Boys College, Fremantle
University of Western Australia—studied law and social sciences, did not complete degrees
Occupation
Union official
Employment History
Worked for CSBP as labourer and leading hand
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Fremantle City Council 1980–1985
Party
Labor
Member and president Fremantle branch of the Australian Labor Party
Delegate Fremantle Electorate Council, State Executive and Trades and Labour Council
Delegate National Conference 1985
Date Elected
17 November 1984
Inaugural Speech
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Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1986
Electorate
Cockburn
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Cockburn 17 November 1984 (by-election)–4 April 1986

Committees
  • Member Select Committee on Grape Growing industry of WA 1985
Background/Membership
Joined Federation Miscellaneous Workers’ Union (formerly Chemical Workers’ Union) and became shop steward
Organiser for union from 1979
Trustee St John’s Ambulance Superannuation Fund
Member of Board United Credit Union
Member Fremantle Swimming Club
References
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume two 1930-2010, Western Australian Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2011, p. 129.
West Australian, 5 April 1986.
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