Ms Joanne Ryan MP

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Member for Lalor, Victoria

Positions
Opposition Whip
Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
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

Telephone:
(03) 9742 5800
Fax:
(03) 9741 6213

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4398
Fax:
(02) 6277 2364

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Lalor, Victoria, 2013. Re-elected 2016 and 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Public Works from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016.
  • Joint Standing: Public Works from 15.9.2016 to 1.7.2019.
  • 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; Employment, Education and Training from 22.7.2019; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 22.7.2019; Selection from 22.7.2019.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Deputy Chair of the Australian Labor Party Parliamentary Caucus from 2013.
  • Chair of the Australian Labor Party Social Policy Caucus Committee from 2013.
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party Education, Science, Research and the Arts Caucus Committee 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.
Personal
  • Born 29.7.1961, Werribee, Australia
  • Partner
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BEd (University of Melbourne)
  • Teacher, Laverton Secondary College
  • Assistant Principal, Galvin Park School, Werribee
  • Acting Principal, Galvin Park School, Werribee
  • Principal, Moonee Ponds Central School
Electorate
  • Description: Lalor
  • 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: 123,609 (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.