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The Bench: Hon. Martin Aldridge MLC

From front bench to park bench, party rooms to the great outdoors, The Bench sees our politicians take a break from debating policy and the state of our nation to enjoy a park-side chat with senior journalist turned Cannings Purple operative, Peter Klinger.

These interviews add a breath of fresh air to all things politics, providing a unique insight into the life and times of our elected representatives.

With discussion topics ranging from electorate issues to sport and everything in between, The Bench undoubtedly presents a candid, lighthearted series bound to intrigue, inform and entertain.


Hon. Martin Aldridge MLC – Full interview

Hon. Martin Aldridge MLC takes some time out of his busy parliamentary schedule to talk Gin Gin, equity and firefighting with Cannings Purples Peter Klinger.


Hon. Martin Aldridge MLC – Early Life

With 3 young kids and a farming background, Martin enjoyed a career in firefighting prior to entering politics.


Hon. Martin Aldridge MLC – Opportunities

With a significant geographic area to represent, Martin outlines some of the opportunities and challenges in his electorate.


Hon. Martin Aldridge MLC – Politics

From head boy to firefighter and then politician, Martin considers himself an accidental politician.


Hon. Martin Aldridge MLC – Royalties For Regions

After the recent Langalout review recommending the end of the Royalties for Regions scheme, Martin explains why WA needs the scheme.


Hon. Martin Aldridge MLC – The Bush

Why do Perth people not understand the bush? Martin Aldridge MLC explains.


Hon. Martin Aldridge MLC – Top 4 Issues

Martin Aldridge MLC runs through his top 4 electorate issues with Cannings Purples Peter Klinger


Word Association

Fast and furious word association with Martin Aldridge MLC