Buckingham, Helen Elizabeth

Born 17 November 1952 (Melbourne, Victoria)
Marriage: Married, 2 children.
Occupation: Teacher
Education: Preston Girls High 1965-1969. University High, 1970. BA, Dip.Ed 1974 (LaTrobe University). Grad Dip Careers 1992 (Deakin University). Australian Institute of Company Directors Diploma, 1998 (University of NSW).

Career: Teacher of History & Politics, Pascoe Vale Girls High School 1975-1982; Mt Scopus College 1985-1987; Presbyterian Ladies College 1987-1991, Careers Counsellor 1991-2002. Board of Box Hill Hospital 1991-1995; Monash University Dept of Physiology, Animal Ethics Committee 1995-2000; Board of the Whitehorse Manningham Library Corporation 1997-2001; American Association of Careers Counsellors since 1995; Box Hill Central Rotary Club since 1997; Victorian Women's Planning Network since 1998; Municipal Association of Victoria - Women's Steering Committee since 1998. Interests: Reading, politics/current events, community representation. Councillor March 1997-January 2003, Mayor 1998-99, City of Whitehorse.

Party: Australian Labor Party
Party Note: Member, Local Government Policy Committee.

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLCKoonung30 November 200224 November 2006

Other seats contested: Deakin (Federal) 2001.

Inaugural speech

Appointments: Committee Service: LC Privileges Cttee 2003-06. Education and Training Cttee 2003-06.


References: Victorian Parliamentary Handbook.
Last update: December 2006 (last date the record was checked and updated)

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.