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McKENZIE, David CharlesBiography for McKENZIE, David Charles

Member for Diamond Valley (Vic)

Australian Labor Party

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Diamond Valley, Victoria, 1972. Re-elected 1974. Defeated at general elections 1975.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Publications from 1.3.1973 to 11.11.1975 (Chair from 29.3.1973 to 11.11.1975); Road Safety from 2.5.1973 to 10.4.1974.

Conferences, Delegations and Visits

Government representative to the CPA meeting, London, May 1975.

Party Positions

Delegate to the Australian Labor Party State Council (Vic.) from 1961 to 1970.

Delegate to the Australian Labor Party State Council (Vic.), 1973.


Born 30.5.1933, Richmond, Australia


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

Primary School Teacher.

Local Government Service

Councillor, Diamond Valley Shire Council from 1964 to 1972.

President, Diamond Valley Shire Council from 1969 to 1971.

Military Service

CMF - University Regiment.


Name: Diamond Valley

Location: Includes the outlying north eastern Melbourne suburbs of Doncaster, Templestowe, Greensborough, Eltham and Whittlesea.

Area: 493 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 86,708 (at 25.10.1974)

Industries: Light industry, orchards, Poultry, farming and pig raising.

Includes: Diamond Valley includes most of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Box hill and Greensborough and part of Evelyn.