Ms Joanne Ryan MP


Member for Lalor, Victoria

Opposition Whip
Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Tenancies 3 & 4
203-205 Watton Street
Werribee, VIC, 3030

Postal address

Tenancies 3 & 4, 203-205 Watton Street
Werribee, VIC, 3030

(03) 9742 5800
(03) 9741 6213

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4398
(02) 6277 2364


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Lalor, Victoria, 2013. Re-elected 2016.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Public Works from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016.
  • Joint Standing: Public Works from 15.9.2016.
  • House of Representatives Standing: House from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Selection from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Procedure from 23.10.2014 to 9.5.2016; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 10.11.2015 to 9.5.2016; Procedure from 15.9.2016; House from 17.10.2016.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Deputy Chair of the Australian Labor Party Parliamentary Caucus from 2013.
  • Opposition Whip in the House of Representatives from 16.10.2013 to 9.5.2016.
  • Opposition Whip in the House of Representatives from 30.8.2016.
Party positions
  • Chair, ALP Social Policy Caucus Committee from 2013
  • Member, ALP Education, Science, Research and the Arts Caucus Committee from 2013
  • Born 29.7.1961, Werribee, Australia
  • Partner
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.Ed(Arts)(Melb.)
  • Teacher, Laverton Secondary College
  • Assistant Principal, Galvin Park School, Werribee
  • Acting Principal, Galvin Park School, Werribee
  • Principal, Moonee Ponds Central School
  • Description: Outer Metropolitan
  • Location: south-west of Melbourne; the main suburbs include part of Altona Meadows and Truganina and all of Hoppers Crossing, Laverton, Laverton North, Little River, Point Cook, Seabrook, Tarneit, Werribee, Werribee South, Williams Landing and Wyndham Vale; also the rural areas of Eynesbury (part), Mount Cottrell (part), Quandong, Mambourin and Cocoroc.
  • Area: 546 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 123609 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: heavy industries and manufacturing; market gardening, wineries, Melbourne's water treatment plant, Werribee Racecourse and Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre, Werribee Mercy Hospital, University of Melbourne Veterinary School, Agriculture and Food Technology Precinct, tertiary education facilities, Werribee Open Range Zoo, tourism precincts including beaches, retail precincts and shopping centres.