Ms Lisa Chesters MP

Member for Bendigo, Victoria

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

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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

http://www.aph.gov.au/L_Chesters_MP

Electorate details

Bendigo, Victoria

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Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Bendigo, Victoria, 2013 and 2016..
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Health from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Petitions from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 4.12.13 to 18.3.14.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Workforce Relations from 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Rural and Regional Australia from 23.07.16.
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.
Personal
  • Born 11.2.1980, Wentworthville, NSW.
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 2003-13.
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: 102 928 (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 the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Bendigo West, and parts of Bendigo East, Euroa, Macedon and Ripon.