Mr Russell Broadbent MP

Russell Broadbent

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Member for McMillan, Victoria

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
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 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

www.aph.gov.au/R_Broadbent_MP

Biography

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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 and 2013.

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Parliamentary positions

  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 18.11.13.

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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; Library from 1.12.04 to 7.12.05; Petitions from 11.3.08; Procedure from 25.10.10; Appropriations and Administration from 4.12.13; Privileges and Members' Interests from 4.12.13 (Chair from 4.12.13).
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts from 29.5.96 to 1.1.98; Public Accounts and Audit from 1.1.98 to 31.8.98 and from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 28.2.06.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Iran, Jordan, Egypt and Israel, October-November 1992.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to UK, June 2008.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Belgium, France and Israel, April-May 2012.

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Party positions

  • Member, Liberal Party from 1980.

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Personal

  • Born 25.12.1950 at Kooweerup, Vic.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Retailer in family business.
  • Company director.
  • Member, Local Government Board 1993-94.

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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.

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