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photo Hon. Elizabeth Jeanette POWELL
Member for Shepparton
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   National Party
State   VIC
Parliamentary Service   Elected MLC for North Eastern Province March 1996. The first women to be elected for the National Party in the Victorian Parliament; Elected MLA for Shepparton November 2002, re-elected November 2006
Parliamentary Party Positions   National Party Whip in the Legislative Council October 1999 to December 2002; Deputy Leader of the NP March 2001-December 2002; Spokesperson for Local Government, Spokesperson for Planning, Spokesperson for Women's Affairs, Spokesperson for Multicultural Affairs since December 2002. Spokesperson for Victorian Communities December 2002-December 2006. Spokesperson for the Arts since December 2006
Committee Service   Printing Cttee 1999-2002. Family and Community Development Cttee 1996-2006, Deputy Chair 2003-2006. Library Cttee 1996-2006. LA Standing Orders Cttee 2003-2006
Party Positions   Secretary, Shepparton Branch National Party; Conference Delegate, National Party.
Local Government Service   Councillor 1990-94, Shire President 1993-94, Shire of Shepparton. Commissioner, Shire of Campaspe 1994-96. Australian Local Government Women's Association.
Other Positions   Current Member of a number of Regional Committees and Associations. Northern Industry Education Board (NIEB) Chairperson (Founding Member). Patron - Centre for Workplace Culture Change, RMIT
Former Occupations   Darkroom technician; television presenter; office manager and partner, family auto electrical business; secretary to the Service Manager of the Mercedes Benz dealership in Shepparton; consultant for Mary Kay Cosmetics; involvement in the entertainment industry as a singer.
Electoral Address   222 Wyndham Street
Shepparton VIC 3630
Telephone   +61 (0) 3 5831 6944
Fax   +61 (0) 3 5831 6836
Date of Birth   4/2/49
Place of Birth   Prescot, England.
Married/Children   Married; 2 children
Interests   Family, walking, photography, reading and gardening.

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