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Thomson, Marsha Rose (1955 - )

The Honourable

Born
21 December 1955
Pascoe Vale, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian
Website
http://www.marshathomson.com.au/

Summary

In 1999 Marsha Thomson was elected Member of the Legislative Council (ALP) for Melbourne North Province at the Victorian state election. She served as the Minister for Information and Communication Technology and Small Business from 2002 until 2006. In 2006 she moved from the Legislative Council to be elected Member of the Legislative Assembly for Footscray. She held the position of Parliamentary Secretary, Industry and Trade from August 2007 until December 2010. She was re-elected in 2010 but the Labor Government was voted out of office. She was again re-elected in November 2014, when the Labor Party returned to power.

She is married to Federal Parliamentian, the Hon. Kelvin Thomson MP, and is the mother of two children, Ben and Naomi.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/members/details/166-hon-marsha-thomson [accessed 2016-05-10].

Anne Heywood

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