Members Information - Frank McGuire (Broadmeadows)

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Mr Frank McGuire

Full Name

Frank McGuire


PartyAustralian Labor Party
Current Portfolios
  • Parliamentary Secretary, Opposition Scrutiny of Government


  • Economic Development, Infrastructure and Outer Suburban/Interface Services (Deputy Chair)

Electorate Office

AddressShop G42, Broadmeadows Shopping Centre, 1099-1169 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows 3047
Phone(03) 9300 3851
Fax(03) 9300 3915
Postal AddressPO Box 3213, Broadmeadows, VIC 3047




HouseLegislative Assembly


Honours and AwardsWalkley Award, 1993 and 2007; Human Rights Television News and Current Affair Award, 1995; Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow, 2003; Hume City Council Award, 2010.
PersonalBorn 16 June 1957, three children.
InterestsLifelong learning, innovation, sport, arts.
MembershipsAFL Foundation 2003-09; Australian Conservation Foundation; Australian Labor Party; Australian Republican Movement (Life Member); Former ARM National Executive Member and Victorian Convenor, Delegate (proxy); Constitutional Convention on the Republic 1998; Victorian Campaign Director Republican Referendum 1999; Australian Workers Union; Essendon Football Club; Hume Safe City Taskforce (Founding Chairman) 1999-2004; Hume Social Justice and Safe City Taskforce (Chairman) since 2004; Hume Global Learning Village Board since 2004; Leadership Victoria; Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance; Melbourne Scots; Premier’s Drug Prevention Council 2002-07; Victorian Drug and Alcohol Prevention Council 2007-2010; Victorian Anti-obesity Program, Chairman of Ambassadors 2004-06.


EducationChristian Brothers College St. Kilda (Scholarship) 1970. Melbourne Herald (Cadetship) 1976. Leadership Victoria (Fellow) 1998. RMIT MComm (Jour) 2013.
PublicationsAustralian Broadcasting Corporation: 'Four Corners', '7.30 Report', 'Arts Program'. Nine Network: 'Sunday'. Ten Network: 'Eyewitness News'. The Age, Bulletin, Herald, Herald Sun, Sunday Age.


Previous OccupationJournalism: News- Reporter, Melbourne Herald 1976-1984; Reporter, Producer, Dep Chief-of-Staff, Ten News 1986-1990. Current Affairs- Investigative and Political Reporter, ‘7.30 Report’ 1990-91. ‘Four Corners’ 1992-93. National 7.30 Report Victorian Correspondent 1994-95. Business: Co-founder Television and Radio Production Company 1996; Managing Partner, Communications Company 2002-05; Director, Media and Business Consultancy; Director, Social Innovation Company. Politics: Media Adviser, Victorian Government 1984-85; Parliamentary Strategist, Australian Democrats 2001-02.

Parliamentary History

Committees ServiceDep Chair, Family and Community Development Cttee since May 2011-19 February 2014.
Parliamentary Party PositionsParliamentary Secretary, Opposition Scrutiny of Government since February 2012.
Parliamentary ServiceElected MLA for Broadmeadows February 2011 (by-election).

Last Updated: 2014-02-26