Mr Jason Wood MP

Member for La Trobe, Victoria

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
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 4982
Fax:
(02) 6277 4994

Electorate Office

Principal Office

Unit 3
16 Langmore Lane
Berwick, VIC, 3806

Postal address

PO Box 539
Berwick, VIC, 3806

Telephone:
(03) 9768 9164
Fax:
(03) 9768 9883

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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

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

Electorate details

La Trobe, Victoria

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Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for La Trobe, Victoria, 2004 and 2007. Defeated at general elections 2010. Re-elected 2013 and 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Environment and Heritage from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts from 11.3.08 to 10.11.08; Environment from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Crime Commission from 1.12.04 to 19.7.10; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Law Enforcement from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Intelligence and Security from 2.3.16 to 9.5.16 and from 15.9.16.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 14.9.16; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 14.9.16.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Justice and Public Security from 22.9.08 to 14.9.10.
Party positions
  • State Council Delegate, Liberal Party Dandenong Ranges Branch 2000-03.
  • Vice-President, Liberal Party Boronia/Dandenong Ranges Branch 2002-03.
  • Fund raising Convener and Policy Assembly Delegate, Liberal Party La Trobe Federal Electorate Council 2003.
Personal
  • Born 24.5.1968, Sutherland, NSW.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • GradDip Innovation Service Management (RMIT).
  • MAppSc (Innovation Service Management) (RMIT).
  • Police officer, Victoria Police 1988-2004 including Detective, Organised Crime Squad 1990-2000; and Senior Sergeant, Counter Terrorism Coordination Unit 2003-04.
Electorate
    Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: eastern outskirts of Melbourne covering the Dandenong Ranges; it includes the suburbs of Beaconsfield, Belgrave, Berwick, Cockatoo, Ferny Creek, Macclesfield, Officer, Sassafras, Tecoma and Upwey, and parts of Boronia, Emerald, Ferntree Gully, Gembrook, Mt Dandenong, Narre Warren, Narre Warren North, Olinda and Pakenham Upper.
    Area: 562 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 98 006 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: household products, car accessories and other light industries, horticulture, farming and tourism.
    State electorates: La Trobe includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Bass, Bayswater, Eildon, Ferntree Gully, Gembrook, Monbulk, Narre Warren North, Narre Warren South and Rowville.
Honours
  • Queen's Scout Award.
  • Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award.
  • Awarded Centenary Medal 2003.