The Hon. Terence Allan GRIFFITHS (1944 - 2009)**
- Date of Birth: 22/06/1944
- Place of Birth: Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 18/06/2009
- Place of Death: Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||19 Mar 1988||3 Mar 1995||6yr(s) 11mth(s) 13day(s)|
|Member for Georges River||19 Mar 1988||3 May 1991||3yr(s) 1mth(s) 15day(s)|
49th (1988 - 1991)
|Member for Georges River||25 May 1991||27 Jun 1994||3yr(s) 1mth(s) 3day(s)|
50th (1991 - 1995)
|Member for Georges River||27 Jun 1994||3 Mar 1995||8mth(s) 5day(s)|
50th (1991 - 1995)
|Minister for Justice||28 Jun 1991||3 Jul 1992||1yr(s) 6day(s)|
|Minister for Justice||3 Jul 1992||23 Sep 1992||2mth(s) 21day(s)|
|Minister for Police||23 Sep 1992||26 May 1993||8mth(s) 4day(s)|
|Minister for Police and Minister for Emergency Services||26 May 1993||27 Jun 1994||1yr(s) 1mth(s) 2day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Joined the party in 1987. Resigned from party on 29 October 1994. Independent.
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace. Member of Institute of Personnel Management; Mortdale Returned Serviceman's Leagues; Riverwood Legion Club. Chief Executive Scout Association Australian (New South Wales) 1983 - 1988.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Army Officer. Educated at Liverpool Boys High School and The School of Military Engineering, Portsea (Officer Cadet School) and the School of Military Engineering. Commissioned Army Officer (Major) 1962 - 1982, Chief Executive Scout Association of Australia (New South Wales Branch). Recreational interests include reading and theatre.
South Vietnam 1969 - 1970. Army attache in Washington from 1978 - 1981. Served as a Commissioned Officer and retired as a Major 1962 - 1982.
Australian General Service Medal, Defence Force Service Medal, National Medal, Vietnam General Service Medal, Australian Active Service Medal.
Son of Richard Patrick Griffiths, Officer of Cadet School at Portsea. Married (1) Jann Mariette Hart in 1965 and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son. Divorced. Married (2) Diane Maree von Westernhagen on 19 January 1974 and had issue, 1 daughters and 2 sons. Divorced 2000.