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Ms Peta Murphy MP

Ms Peta Murphy MP

Member for Dunkley, Victoria

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

37 Playne Street
Frankston, VIC, 3199

Postal address

37 Playne Street
Frankston, VIC, 3199

(03) 9781 2333

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4370
(02) 6277 8445


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Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Dunkley, Victoria, 2019.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Selection from 22.7.2019; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 22.7.2019.
  • Born 1.11.1973, Goulburn, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BSc (Psy) (Australian National University).
  • MCrim (University of Melbourne).
  • LLB (Australian National University).
  • Educator at the National Electoral Education Centre from 1993 to 1995.
  • Law Clerk at Chor Pee and Associates, 1998.
  • Justice and Arts Policy Advisor to the Hon. Duncan Kerr MP from 1999 to 2001.
  • Graduate Employee in the ACT Public Service, 1999.
  • Solicitor Advocate at Robert Stary Lawyers from 2002 to 2007.
  • Barrister at the Victorian Bar from 2008 to 2016.
  • Senior Public Defender at Victorian Legal Aid from 2012 to 2014.
  • Team Leader at the Victorian Law Reform Commission, 2015.
  • Chief of Staff to the Hon. Brendan O'Connor MP from 2017 to 2019.
  • Name: Dunkley
  • Location: The Division of Dunkley consists of: Frankston City Council, and part of the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council.
  • Area: 152 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 110,636 (at 6.6.2019)
  • Industries: Light industry, commercial and retail.