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photo Hon. John LENDERS
VIC Legislative Council
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Party   Australian Labor Party
State   N/A
Term Expires   2010
Parliamentary Service   First elected MLA for Dandenong North, September 1999; Elected MLC for the seat of Waverley November 2002. Elected MLC for Southern Metropolitan November 2006.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Minister for Industrial Relations February to December 2002; Minister for Consumer Affairs 2002-2005; Minister for Finance, Minister for Major Projects, Minister for Workcover and the TAC from December 2002 to December 2006. Minister for Education since December 2006.
Parliamentary Party Positions   Parliamentary Secretary, Treasury and Finance, from October 1999 - February 2002. Leader of Government in the Legislative Council since December 2002
Committee Service   Legislative Assembly Standing Orders Committee from October 1999 - February 2002; LC Standing Orders Cttee 2003-06.
Party Positions   State Secretary and Campaign Director (ALP) from 1994 -1999; Member, ALP National Executive from 1994 -1999.
Other Positions   Justice of the Peace.
Former Occupations   Family dairy farm; Retail and hospitality work; Electorate Officer; ALP Official; ALP State Secretary and Campaign Director.
Qualifications   B.Ed 1980 (Rusden Teachers College); LLB 1986 ( Monash University).
Electoral Address   94 Chapel Street
Windsor VIC 3181
Telephone   +61 (0) 3 9529 1733
Fax   +61 (0) 3 9529 7694
Other Addresses   Postal Address: PO Box, 2314, Prahran 3181; Ministertial Address: Level 1, 2 Treasury Place, East Melbourne 3002
Date of Birth   1/10/58
Place of Birth   Warragul, Victoria
Married/Children   Married; 3 children
Interests   Bushwalking, camping, cycling and swimming.

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