Mr Russell Broadbent MP

Member for McMillan, Victoria

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4233
Fax:
(02) 6277 8485

Electorate Office

Principal Office

46C Albert Street
Warragul, VIC, 3820

Postal address

46C Albert Street
Warragul, VIC, 3820

Telephone:
(03) 5623 2064
Fax:
(03) 5623 2509

Connect with Mr Russell Broadbent MP

Email
Russell.Broadbent.MP@aph.gov.au
Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

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

Electorate details

McMillan, Victoria

Electorate map
Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Corinella, Victoria, 1990. Defeated at general elections 1993.
  • Re-elected to the House of Representatives for McMillan, Victoria, 1996. Defeated at general elections 1998. Re-elected 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 18.11.13 to 9.5.16; and from 30.8.16.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Long Term Strategies from 1.6.90 to 8.2.93; Community Affairs from 7.3.91 to 8.2.93; Industry, Science and Technology from 29.5.96 to 9.10.96; Primary Industries, Resources and Rural and Regional Affairs from 29.5.96 to 2.9.97; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 30.5.96 to 9.10.96; Environment and Heritage from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; House from 1.12.04 to 19.7.10 and from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Library from 1.12.04 to 7.12.05; Petitions from 11.3.08 to 9.5.16 and from 14.9.16; Procedure from 25.10.10 to 9.5.16; Appropriations and Administration from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Privileges and Members' Interests from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16) and from 14.9.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts from 29.5.96 to 1.1.98; Public Accounts and Audit from 1.1.98 to 31.8.98, from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07 and from 14.9.16.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 28.2.06 to 9.5.16; Human Rights from 14.9.16.
Party positions
  • Member, Liberal Party from 1980.
Personal
  • Born 25.12.1950 at Kooweerup, Vic.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Retailer in family business.
  • Company director.
  • Member, Local Government Board 1993-94.
Electorate
    Description: rural.
    Location: south-eastern Victoria; it includes the towns of Drouin, Erica, Foster, Inverloch, Korumburra, Leongatha, Mirboo North, Moe, Neerim South, Newboroigh, Nyora, Pakenham, Trafalgar, Walhalla, Warragul, Wonthaggi, Yallourn North and Yarragon.
    Area: 8358 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 105 739 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: dairy farming, fruit, forestry, potato growing, sawmilling, tourism and fishing.
    State electorates: McMillan includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Bass, Gembrook, Gippsland South, Morwell and Narracan.