Mr Darren Cheeseman MP

Former Member

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4702
Fax:
(02) 6277 8524

Electorate Office

Principal Office

Shop 3A
195 Colac Road
Waurn Ponds, VIC, 3216

Postal address

Shop 3A, 195 Colac Road
Waurn Ponds, VIC, 3216

Telephone:
(03) 5243 2400
Fax:
(03) 5241 1863
Toll Free:
1300 661 352

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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

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

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Corangamite, Victoria, 2007 and 2010. Defeated at general elections 2013.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 29.11.12 to 5.8.13.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Industry, Science and Innovation from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries and Forestry from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Privileges and Members? Interests from 25.10.10 to 21.8.12; Climate Change, Environment and the Arts from 13.2.13 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 6.2.13 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Select: Australia's Clean Energy Future Legislation from 14.9.11 to 7.10.11.
Party positions
  • President, ALP Ballarat West Branch 1998.
Personal
  • Born 8.6.1976, Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Union organiser 2001-07.
Electorate
    Description: provincial.
    Location: south-western Victoria; it includes the outer southern Geelong suburbs of Belmont, Grovedale and Highton, and the towns of Anglesea, Apollo Bay, Barwon Heads, Colac, Inverleigh, Linton, Lorne, Ocean Grove, Portarlington, Torquay and Winchelsea.
    Area: 7724 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 101 569 (at 21.8.10).
    Industries: beef and dairy cattle, crops, fishing, forestry, horticultural and organic farming, sheep, food processing, manufacturing, retail and tourism.
    State electorates: Corangamite includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of South Barwon, and parts of Ballarat East, Bellarine, Geelong, Polwarth and Rippon.