Ms Lisa Chesters MP

Lisa Chesters

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Member for Bendigo, Victoria

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4657
Fax:
(02) 6277 2357

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Cnr. Williamson & Myers Streets
Bendigo, VIC, 3550

Postal address
PO Box 338
Bendigo, VIC, 3550

Telephone:
(03) 5443 9055
Fax:
(03) 5443 9736

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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/L_Chesters_MP

Biography

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Parliamentary service

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

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Health from 4.12.13; Petitions from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 4.12.13 to 18.3.14.

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Party positions

  • President, ALP Women's Affairs Policy Committee (Vic) 2005-09.
  • Member, ALP State Administrative Committee (Vic) from 2005.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Vic) from 2005.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference from 2012.

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Personal

  • Born 11.2.1980, Wentworthville, NSW.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA (Qld).
  • Union secretary, University of Queensland, 2002.
  • Women's office, National Union of Students, 2003.
  • Lead Organiser, United Voice, 2003-10.

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Electorate

  • Description: provincial.
    Location: central Victoria; it includes the city of Bendigo and the centres of Castlemaine, Heathcote, Kyneton and Woodend.
    Area: 6255 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 102 670 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: retail and wholesale trade, commerce, finance, education, health services, tourism, accommodation, mining, agriculture, viticulture, government administration, manufacturing, wine, dairy products, engineering and industrial equipment, building products, ceramics, veterinary supplies, clothing and textiles.
    State electorates: Bendigo includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Ballarat East, Bendigo East, Bendigo West, Macedon, Ripon and Rodney.

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