Hon Alan Griffin 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 4303
Fax:
(02) 6277 8499

Electorate Office

Principal Office

Shop 98A Waverley Gardens Shopping Centre
Corner Police & Jackson's Roads
Mulgrave, VIC, 3170

Postal address

PO Box 1034
Waverley Gardens, VIC, 3170

Telephone:
(03) 9547 1444
Fax:
(03) 9547 7944

Connect with Hon Alan Griffin MP

Email
Alan.Griffin.MP@aph.gov.au
Social media

Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

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

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Corinella, Victoria, 1993.
  • Re-elected following the 1994 electoral redistribution for Bruce, Victoria, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013. Retired prior to general elections 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Minister for Veteran's Affairs from 3.12.07 to 14.9.10.
  • Cabinet Secretary from 1.7.13 to 18.9.13.
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister from 1.7.13 to 18.9.13.
  • Minister for Defence Personnel from 1.4.10 to 14.9.10.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Publications from 26.5.93 to 31.8.98; Employment, Education and Training from 27.6.94 to 13.2.97; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 31.8.00 to 8.10.01; Economics, Finance and Public Administration from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Communications, Information Technology and the Arts from 2.12.04 to 25.5.06.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts from 12.5.93 to 1.1.98; Public Accounts and Audit from 1.1.98 to 9.8.99 and from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Corporations and Financial Services from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04 and from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 26.5.93 to 15.5.97, from 30.10.97 to 31.8.98, from 6.9.05 to 17.10.07 and from 25.10.10 to 9.5.16; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 25.10.10 to 3.9.14 and from 10.2.15 to 9.5.16.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Health from 20.10.98 to 25.11.01; Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition from 25.11.01; Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Treasury, Finance and Small Business (Consumer Affairs and Banking Services) from 25.11.01 to 18.2.03.
  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 18.2.03 to 3.12.07. Shadow Minister for Consumer Protection and Consumer Health from 18.2.03 to 8.12.03; Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs and Shadow Minister Assisting the Shadow Minister for Health from 8.12.03 to 26.10.04; Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation from 26.10.04 to 24.6.05; Shadow Minister for Veterans Affairs from 24.6.05 to 3.12.07; Shadow Special Minister of State from 24.6.05 to 3.12.07; and Shadow Minister for Defence Science and Personnel from 10.12.06 to 3.12.07.
Party positions
  • Member, ALP from 1979.
  • Member, ALP State Administrative Committee (Vic) 1989-91 and 1993.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Vic) from 1984.
  • Secretary, ALP Springvale South Branch 1990-93.
Personal
  • Born 23.2.1960, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (ANU).
  • Public servant 1984-85.
  • Union organiser 1986 and 1988-89.
  • Electorate secretary 1987-88 and 1989-90.
  • Ministerial adviser to the Victorian State Minister for Community Services, the Hon. K Setches, MLA 1990-91.
  • Ministerial adviser to the Hon. S Crean, MP 1991-93.
Electorate
    Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: eastern Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Dandenong North, Glen Waverley, Mulgrave, Noble Park North, Wheelers Hill and parts of Clayton, Dandenong, Noble Park, Notting Hill and Springvale.
    Area: 73 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 94 772 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: commercial activities including warehouse and light engineering.
    State electorates: Bruce includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of Mulgrave, and parts of Clarinda, Dandenong, Forest Hill, Mt Waverley and Oakleigh.