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Michael Andrew Leighton

Michael Andrew Leighton

Born
20 October 1954 (Melbourne, Victoria)
Died
8 November 2014 (Melbourne, Victoria)
Marriage
Married, 2 children.
Occupation
Psychiatric Nurse, Union Official
Education
Monash University 1972-76. Registered Psychiatric Nursing Certificate 1980 (Royal Park Psychiatric Hospital).
Career
Psychiatric Nurse 1976-81. Trade union official HEF No.2 Branch 1981-88 (Organiser 1981-82; Assistant State Secretary 1982-88). Member, Health and Community Services Union.;Councillor, Ivanhoe Ward, City of Heidelberg 1980-82.
Party
Australian Labor Party
Party Note
Member ALP since 1976. Sec., Preston Branch 1987-90; President, 1991; Treasurer 1992. Member, ALP State Health and Welfare Policy Committee 1982-88, (Sec. 1987-88). Member, ALP National Social Security and Community Services Policy Committee 1986-88.
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Preston
1st Oct 1988
 
24th Nov 2006
 

*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.

Inaugural Speech
2 November 1988, ALP, Assembly, Preston
Appointments
Shadow Minister for Small Business, Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs and Shadow Minister Assisting the Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations 1992-93. Shadow Minister for Housing and Construction 1993-96. Committee Service: Social Development Committee 1988-92
 
Economic Development Committee 1992-99 (Deputy Chair 1992-96). House Committee 1999-2001. House Cttee 2003-06. Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Cttee 2003-06.
References
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook.
Initial Data Source
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook, 54th Parliament
Last Update
Array (last date the record was checked and updated)