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Petrovich, Donna (1963 - )

15 November 1963
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Parliamentarian and Sales manager


Donna Petrovich was elected Member for the Legislative Council for Northern Victoria in November 2006, representing the Liberal Party. She resigned from state parliament on 1 July 2013 in order to stand as a candidate for the seat of McEwen at the 2013 federal election, but was unsuccessful.


Formerly Mayor of the Shire of Macedon Ranges, Donna Petrovich has particular interests in town planning, rural infrastructure, and sustainability. She is vice-president of the Woodend Sustainability Group and a member of the Woodend Lions Club; the Woodend Pony Club; Bullengarook Adult Riders; and the Hanging Rock Advisory Committee.

Qualified with an Associate Diploma of Business Administration, she was Sales Manager for Bynon Industries and Marketing Executive for the Central Victorian and Hanging Rock Racing Clubs.

Sources used to compile this entry:; [accessed 26 July 2007] [accessed 2016-05-10].

Barbara Lemon

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