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Beattie, Elizabeth Jean

Born
Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian
Alternative Names
  • Beattie, Liz (also known as)

Summary

A member of the Australian Labor Party, Liz Beattie served as the Member for Tullamarine in the Legislative Assembly of the Victorian Parliament from 1999 until 2002 when an electoral redistribution created the seat of Yuroke. She was re-elected to the Victorian Parliament as the Member for Yuroke in 2002. She held the position of Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Sport and the Commonwealth Games in 2002. After the 2002 election she assumed the position of Parliamentary Secretary for Education. She was re-elected in November 2006 and held the position of Parliamentary Secretary assisting the Premier on Multicultural Affairs from August 2007-January 2010. She was re-elected in November 2010 when the Labor Government was defeated, but retired at the 2014 election when the ALP returned to government.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/re-member/bioregfull.cfm?mid=61 [accessed 2016-05-03].

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