Ms Lisa Chesters MP

Member for Bendigo, Victoria

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

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(Principal Office)

Cnr. Williamson & Myers Streets
Bendigo, VIC, 3550

Postal address

PO Box 338
Bendigo, VIC, 3550

(03) 5443 9055
(03) 5443 9736

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4657
(02) 6277 2357

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Bendigo, Victoria

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Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Bendigo, Victoria, 2013 and 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Health from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Petitions from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 4.12.13 to 18.3.14.
  • House Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation from 13.6.17.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Workplace Relations from 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Rural and Regional Australia from 23.07.16.
Party positions
  • President, ALP Women's Affairs Policy Committee (Vic) 2005-09.
  • Member, ALP State Administrative Committee (Vic) from 2005.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Vic) from 2005.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference from 2012.
  • Born 11.2.1980, Wentworthville, NSW.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (Qld).
  • Union secretary, University of Queensland 2002.
  • Women's office, National Union of Students 2003.
  • Lead Organiser, United Voice 2003-13.
    Description: provincial.
    Location: central Victoria; it includes the city of Bendigo and the centres of Castlemaine, Heathcote, Kyneton and Woodend.
    Area: 6 255 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 109 604 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: retail and wholesale trade, commerce, finance, education, health services, tourism, accommodation, mining, agriculture, viticulture, government administration, manufacturing, wine, dairy products, engineering and industrial equipment, building products, ceramics, veterinary supplies, clothing and textiles.
    State electorates: Bendigo includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Bendigo West, and parts of Bendigo East, Euroa, Macedon and Ripon.