Ministers & Members Search - Hon Kenneth (Ken) Smith (Bass)
Hon Kenneth (Ken) Smith
- Liberal Party
- Party Positions
- State Council Delegate 1984-88. Pres., Balnarring Merricks Branch 1985-88. Chairman, Dromana State Electorate 1985-88. Sec., Flinders Electorate Cttee 1984-88. Policy Assembly 1987-88.
- Street Address
- 26 McBride Avenue, Wonthaggi, VIC 3995
- Postal Address
- PO Box 448, Wonthaggi 3995, VIC
- (03) 5672 4755
- (03) 5672 4772
- Legislative Assembly
- Hon Kenneth Maurice Smith
- Born 30 December 1944, Married, three children.
- Birth Country
- H.R. Nicholls Society
- Society of Modest Members
- Samuel Griffith Society.
- Moorabbin Technical College. Post Apprenticeship (RMIT). Australian Administrative Staff College 1983.
- Self-employed Plumbing Contractor 1961-1981. Executive Officer, Master Plumbers Association 1981-84. Self-employed, Ken Smith Plumbing Pty. Ltd., 1984-88.
- October 1st, 1988
- Committees Service
- Public Bodies Review Cttee 1988-1992. House Cttee 1991-96. Chairman, Crime Prevention Cttee 1992-96. LC Standing Orders Cttee 1999-2002. House Cttee 2003-06. Dep Chair, Outer Suburban/Interface Services and Development Cttee 2003-November 2010. House Cttee 2007-4 February 2014. Chair, Legislative Assembly Standing Orders Cttee April 2011-4 February 2014.
- Parliamentary Party Positions
- Government Whip (Legislative Council) 1996-99
- Opposition Whip (Legislative Council) 1999-2002
- Spokesperson for Gaming December 2002-May 2006
- Spokesperson for Fisheries December 2005-May 2006
- Secretary, Parliamentary Liberal Party since February 2006
- Shadow Minister for Gaming, Shadow Minister for Fisheries May-December 2006
- Shadow Minister for Local Government December 2006-February 2008
- Parliamentary Service
- Elected MLC for South Eastern Province October 1988
- Re-elected 1996, September 1999
- Elected MLA for Bass November 2002
- Re-elected November 2006
- Acting Speaker March 2004-December 2010
- Re-elected November 2010
- Speaker of the Legislative Assembly December 2010-4 February 2014
Last updated: September 12th, 2014