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photo Hon. Philip Rivers DAVIS MLC
Member for Eastern Victoria
VIC Legislative Council
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at November 2007
Party   Liberal Party
State   N/A
Term Expires   2010
Parliamentary Service   Elected MLC for Gippsland Province October 1992; re-elected September 1999. Elected MLC for Eastern Victoria November 2006.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Shadow Minister for Finance and Shadow Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade from August 2007; Shadow Minister for Education from December 2006 - August 2007; Shadow Minister for State Development and Shadow Minister for Energy and Resources from December 2005 to December 2006; Shadow Minister for Country Victoria from January 2004 to December 2006; Shadow Minister for Agriculture from January 2004 - December 2005; Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Resources from December 2002 - January 2004; Shadow Minister for Agriculture; and Rural Victoria from 25 August 2002 - December 2002; Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Energy from 29 October 1999 - 4 January 2002; and Ports from 17 July 2000 - 4 January 2002.
Parliamentary Party Positions   Parliamentary Secretary, Natural Resources 1996-1999. Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council from December 2002.
Committee Service   Economic Development Committee 1992-96. LC Privileges Committee since 1996.
Party Positions   President, Sale Young Liberals 1976-78. President, Sale Branch 1978-84 and 1989-91. Endorsed Candidate, Gippsland East 1979. Endorsed Candidate, Gippsland (Federal) 1983. Chairperson, Gippsland Federal Electorate Committee 1987-92. Member, Development Committee 1989-91. Member, National Party Liaison Committee 1989-92. Chairperson, Gippsland Province Electorate Committee 1990-91. Endorsed candidate for Gippsland Province 1992.
Other Positions   President, VFF Gippsland District 1981-83; Treasurer, VFF Pastoral Group 1984-88; President, VFF Stradbroke Branch 1988-91; President, VFF Industrial Association 1990-92; Executive Member, VFF 1991-92; Sec., Sale Rotary Club 1982-84; Deputy Chairperson, Natural Fibres Institute Review Committee since 1995; Chairperson, Gippsland Lakes Management Council 1993-96; Member, Wool Council of Australia 1987-90; Rural Training Council Victoria 1989-91; Board Management, Gippsland Base Hospital 1990-93; Vice President 1991-93, Director 1992-95, Gippsland Base Hospital Foundation; Samuel Griffith Society; HR. Nicholls Society; MCC; CPA; Society of Modest Members; The Australia Club, Melbourne Football Club, RACV
Former Occupations   Livestock Overseer, 1975. Process Operator, (Esso) 1976-79; Farm Manager, 1980; Self-employed Farmer and Company Director, 1981-92.
Qualifications   Dip Farm Management 1974 (Marcus Oldham Farm Management College). Advanced Management Program 1988 (Macquarie University). Foundation Fellow Australian Institute of Company Directors 1990. Company Directors Course 1991 (University of New England) (External).
Electoral Address   60 Cunninghame St
Sale VIC 3850
Telephone   +61 (0) 3 5143 1038
Fax   +61 (0) 3 5143 1057
Date of Birth   7/12/52
Place of Birth   Maffra, Victoria.
Married/Children   Married; 2 children.

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