Members Information - Martin Foley (Albert Park)

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Mr Martin Foley

Full Name

Mr Martin Peter Foley


PartyAustralian Labor Party
Current Portfolios
  • Shadow Minister for Water
  • Shadow Minister for Arts
  • Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs

Electorate Office

Address46 Rouse Street, Port Melbourne 3207
Phone(03) 9646 7173
Fax(03) 9646 8737




ElectorateAlbert Park
HouseLegislative Assembly


Honours and AwardsCentenary Medal (for contributions to Occupational Health & Safety).
PersonalBorn 17 May 1962, Married, two children.
InterestsSt Kilda Football Club, cycling, cricket.
MembershipsALP; Australian Conservation Foundation; Fabian Society; Centre for Policy Development; St Kilda Football Club.


EducationBA (Hons) (History and Politics) 1987 (Monash University). Master of Commerce (Hons) 2000 (The University of Melbourne).


Previous OccupationUnion Official, Australian Services Union 1988-2003. Chief of Staff to State Minister, Government of Victoria 2003-07.

Parliamentary History

Committees ServiceLaw Reform Cttee 2007-November 2010. Dep Chair, Economic Development and Infrastructure Cttee May 2011-31 July 2013. Economic Development, Infrastructure and Outer Suburban/Interface Services Cttee 1 August 2013-3 September 2013.
Parliamentary Party PositionsParliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Leader of the Opposition January 2011-February 2012. Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Ministers for Environment and Planning February 2012-19 December 2013. Shadow Minister for Water, Shadow Minister for Arts and Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs since 19 December 2013.
Parliamentary ServiceElected MLA for Albert Park September 2007 (by-election). Re-elected November 2010.

Last Updated: 2013-12-24