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photo Hon. Lynne Janice KOSKY MP
Member for Altona
VIC Legislative Assembly
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at December 2006
Party   Australian Labor Party
State   VIC
Parliamentary Service   Elected MLA for Altona March 1996. Re-elected September 1999, November 2002.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Shadow Minister for Housing and Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs 1996-March 1999; Shadow Minister for Employment, Training, Tertiary Education and Youth Affairs March 1999-October 1999; Shadow Minister for Post Compulsory Education, Employment and Training October 1999; Minister for Post Compulsory Education; Employment and Training from October 1999 - 12 February 2002; Minister for Finance from 22 May 2000 - 12 February 2002; Minister for Education and Training from February 2002 - December 2006; Minister for Education and Training from 5 December 2002; Minister for Public Transport and Minister for the Arts since December 2006.
Parliamentary Positions   Member, Federal-State Relations Parliamentary Committee 1996-1999
Committee Service   Federal-State Relations Committee 1996-1999.
Party Positions   Member of ALP since 1985; Conference Delegate 1993-99
Local Government Service   Councillor 1986-90, Mayor 1988-1989, Footscray City Council.
Former Occupations   Social Worker, Education Department 1981; Community Education Officer 1982-86; Policy Adviser, Youth Affairs Dept. of Labor 1987-89; Community Liaison Officer, Melbourne Olympic Committee 1989-90; Ministerial Adviser, Community Services Victoria 1990-92; Member, Coode Island Review Panel 1991-92; Executive Officer, Westgate Community Initiatives Group 1993; Lecturer (part time), RMIT 1995; Member, Immigration Review Tribunal 1994-96
Qualifications   BSocW (University of Melbourne) 1980.
Electoral Address   Shop 3 Central Square Shopping Centre, Cnr Central Avenue & Merton St
Altona Meadows VIC 3028
Telephone   +61 (0) 3 9360 7500
Fax   +61 (0) 3 9360 7654
Other Addresses   Postal Address: PO Box 1047 Altona Meadows VIC 3028; Ministerial Office Address: Level 1, 2 Treasury Place, East Melbourne 3002; or, GPO Box 4367, Melbourne 3001; Ph. +61 (0) 3 9637 3196; Fax: +61 (0) 3 9637 2800
Date of Birth   2/9/58
Place of Birth   Melbourne, Victoria
Married/Children   Married; 2 children
Interests   Painting, family and gardening

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