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Hon Bruce Atkinson

Electorate
Eastern Metropolitan
 
Positions
President of the Legislative Council
 
Party
Liberal Party
 
House
Legislative Council
 
Committees
LC Procedure
 
House
 

Electorate Office

Street Address
153-155 Springvale Road, Nunawading, VIC 3131
Postal Address
PO Box 280, Nunawading, VIC 3131
Phone
(03) 9877 7188
Fax
(03) 9877 7199
 

Internet

Email
bruce.atkinson@parliament.vic.gov.au
Website
http://www.bruceatkinson.com.au
 

About

Name
Hon Bruce Norman Atkinson
Personal
Married, three children.
Birth Country
Australia
Memberships
Australian Poetry
 
AICD
 
Box Hill RSL
 
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
 
Deakin Literature Society
 
Director, Eastern Football League
 
Director, Institute of Public Affairs
 
Knox Club
 
Liberal Party
 
MCC
 
Melbourne Football
 
Mitcham Football
 
National Trust
 
Qantas Club
 
Rotary Club, Nunawading
 
Royal Overseas League
 
Royal Society of Victoria
 
Vermont Football Club
 
Victoria Amateur Turf Club
 
Victorian Writers
 
VRC.
 

Academic

Education
Mitcham HS. Journalism Cadetship Leader Newspapers.

Occupation

Occupation
Journalist. Youthworker. Shopping Centre Manager. Self-employed Business Consultant/Writer, The Atkinson Group, Writer for Foodweek and Inside Retailing since 1981.

Parliament History

Parliamentary Service
Member for Koonung Province October 1992-2006
 
Elected MLC for Eastern Metropolitan November 2006
 
Re-elected November 2010, November 2014
 
Deputy President of the Legislative Council December 2006-December 2010
 
President of the Legislative Council since December 2010
 
Appointments
Parliamentary Secretary, Planning and Local Government 1996-98
 
Committees Service
Family and Community Development Cttee 1992-96 and 2002. Dep Chair, Economic Development Cttee 2003-06. House Cttee March 2003-November 2010 and since April 2015. Economic Development and Infrastructure Cttee March 2007-November 2010. Chair, LC Legislation Cttee May 2007-November 2010. Chair, Select Cttee on Train Services March 2009-November 2010. LC Procedure Cttee June 2011-November 2014. Chair, LC Procedure Cttee since February 2015.
 
Parliamentary Party Positions
Spokesperson for Small Business December 2002-December 2005
 
Spokesperson for Sport and Recreation January 2004-December 2005
 
Shadow Minister for Small and Medium Enterprises, Shadow Minister for WorkCover and Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation December 2005-December 2006
 
Shadow Parliamentary Secretary, Business Development November 2009-December 2010
 

Last updated: May 9th, 2016