Ms Joanne Ryan MP

Joanne Ryan

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Member for Lalor, Victoria

Opposition Whip
Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4398
(02) 6277 2364

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

2/36 Synnot Street
Werribee, VIC, 3030

Postal address
2/36 Synnot Street
Werribee, VIC, 3030

(03) 9742 5800
(03) 9741 6213

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Lalor, Victoria, 2013.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: House from 4.12.13; Selection from 4.12.13; Procedure from 23.10.14; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 10.11.15.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Works from 4.12.13.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Opposition Whip from 16.10.13.
  • Deputy Chair, Federal Parliamentary Labor Party Caucus from 2013.

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Party positions

  • Chair, ALP Social Policy Caucus Committee from 2013.
  • Member, ALP Education, Science, Research and the Arts Caucus Committee from 2013.

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  • Born 29.7.1961, Werribee, Vic.
  • Partner.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BEd(Arts)(Melb.)
  • Teacher, Laverton Secondary College.
  • Assistant Principal, Galvin Park School, Werribee.
  • Acting Principal, Galvin Park School, Werribee.
  • Principal, Moonee Ponds Central School.

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  • Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: south-western outskirts of Melbourne; it includes the centres of Cocoroc, Hoppers Crossing, Laverton, Laverton North, Little River, Mambourin, Point Cook, Quandong, Seabrook, Tarneit, Werribee, Werribee South, Williams Landing and Wyndham Vale, and parts of Altona Meadows, Eynesbury, Mt Cottrell and Truganina.
    Area: 546 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 107 392 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: heavy industries and manufacturing, market gardening, wineries, water treatment plant, horse-racing and equestrian centre, Werribee Mercy Hospital, University of Melbourne Veterinary School and Agriculture and Food Technology Precinct, tertiary education and tourism.
    State electorates: Lalor includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of Werribee, and parts of Altona and Tarneit.

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