|Deputy Speaker of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly|
26 September 2002 –9 March 2013
Alongside John Quigley (2002–2008),
Wendy Duncan (2008–2013)
|Speaker|| Fred Riebeling |
|Preceded by||George Strickland|
|Succeeded by||Lisa Baker|
|Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly |
10 February 2001 –9 March 2013
|Preceded by||Chris Baker|
|Succeeded by||Jan Norberger|
Anthony Patrick O'Gorman
13 March 1958
Birmingham, England, UK
|Children||4; including Jessica|
|Residence||Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia|
|Education||St. Patrick's Comprehensive School|
|Alma mater||Limerick Institute of Technology|
|Occupation|| Administrative manager |
|Profession|| Businessman |
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|Western Australian Legislative Assembly|
| Member for Joondalup |