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Member for Lalor (Vic)

Australian Labor Party



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Lalor, Victoria, 2013.


Committee Service

House of Representatives: House from 4.12.13; Selection from 4.12.13.

Joint Statutory: Public Works from 4.12.13.


Parliamentary Party Positions

Opposition Whip from 16.10.13.

Deputy Chair, ALP Parliamentary Caucus from 2013.


Party Positions

Chair, ALP Social Policy Caucus Committee from 2013.

Member, ALP Education, Science, Research and the Arts Caucus Committee from 2013.


Personal

Born 29.7.1961, Werribee, Vic.

Partner.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BEd(Arts)(Melb.)

Teacher, Laverton Secondary College.

Assistant Principal, Galvin Park School, Werribee.

Acting Principal, Galvin Park School, Werribee.

Principal, Moonee Ponds Central School.


Electorate

Description: outer metropolitan.

Location: south-western outskirts of Melbourne; it includes the centres of Cocoroc, Hoppers Crossing, Laverton, Laverton North, Little River, Mambourin, Point Cook, Quandong, Seabrook, Tarneit, Werribee, Werribee South, Williams Landing and Wyndham Vale, and parts of Altona Meadows, Eynesbury, Mt Cottrell and Truganina.

Area: 546 sq km (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 107 228 (at 7.9.13).

Industries: heavy industries and manufacturing, market gardening, wineries, water treatment plant, horse-racing and equestrian centre, Werribee Mercy Hospital, University of Melbourne Veterinary School and Agriculture and Food Technology Precinct, tertiary education and tourism.

State electorates: Lalor includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of Tarneit, and parts of Altona, Lara and Melton.