|Senator for Western Australia|
1 July 1996 – 30 June 2014
|Born||30 December 1941|
Busselton, Western Australia, Australia
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Height||127 cm (4 ft 2 in)|
|Alma mater||University of Western Australia and Murdoch University|
He was a medical practitioner in Port Hedland, Western Australia, serving from 1974 until 1996. He was a councillor in Port Hedland serving from 1988 until 1996 and mayor serving from 1993 until 1996. He was a member of the Pilbara Development Commission from 1994 until 1996.
He has achondroplasia, a common cause of dwarfism. He retired from all of his other political jobs to be a senator. On 9 April 2012, Eggleston announced that he would not be standing in the 2013 Australian federal election, and would retire at the end of his term in 2014.