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Ravlich, Ljiljanna Maria (1958 - )

BA(SocSc), DipEd, DipEd(Admin)

Born
9 January 1958
Split, Croatia
Occupation
Parliamentarian

Summary

Ljiljanna Ravlich was elected to the Legislative Council of the Thirty-fifth Parliament of Western Australia as the Australian Labor Party member for East Metropolitan Region on 14 December 1996 for term commencing 22 May 1997. She was re-elected in 2001, 2005, 2009 (for terms commencing 22 May).

Details

Ljiljanna Ravlich was born in Croatia in 1958, daughter of Ivisa Ravlich and his wife Ljubica. She migrated with her family to Western Australia in 1963, and attended Governer Stirling Senior High School. Ravlich then completed a Bachelor of Arts, and graduate diplomas in Education and Education administration at Curtin University in Perth. She taught in secondary schools from 1980-1988, and joined the Australian Labor Party in the mid-1980s. Ravlich was elected to the Legislative Council of the Parliament of Western Australia for the East Metropolitan Region for the term commencing 22 May 1997. She was re-elected in 2001, 2005, and 2009.

Sources used to compile this entry: Black, David and Phillips, Harry, 'Making a Difference: Women in the West Australian Parliament 1921-1999', Parliament of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, 2000, used as source; Ljiljanna Ravlich's page on the Parliament of Western Australia website is at: http://www.parliament.wa.gov.au/Parliament/Memblist.nsf/1/38311600404FF461482565D0002ADF90 [accessed 2009-11-30].

Lisa MacKinney

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