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Hon Kenneth (Ken) Smith

Party
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.
 

Electorate Office

Street Address
26 McBride Avenue, Wonthaggi, VIC 3995
Postal Address
PO Box 448, Wonthaggi 3995, VIC
Phone
(03) 5672 4755
Fax
(03) 5672 4772

Internet

Email
ken.smith@parliament.vic.gov.au

Representation

Electorate
Bass
House
Legislative Assembly

About

Name
Hon Kenneth Maurice Smith
Personal
Born 30 December 1944, Married, three children.
Birth Country
Australia
Memberships
H.R. Nicholls Society
 
Society of Modest Members
 
Samuel Griffith Society.
 

Academic

Education
Moorabbin Technical College. Post Apprenticeship (RMIT). Australian Administrative Staff College 1983.

Occupation

Occupation
Self-employed Plumbing Contractor 1961-1981. Executive Officer, Master Plumbers Association 1981-84. Self-employed, Ken Smith Plumbing Pty. Ltd., 1984-88.

Parliament History

Elected
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