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Theo Charles Theophanous

Theo Charles Theophanous

Born
16 June 1948 (Cyprus)
Marriage
Married, 4 children.
Occupation
Sales
Education
BA Hons (First Class) (Politics and Sociology) (La Trobe).
Career
Clerical officer, Dept. of Immigration 1967-69. Branch Manager/Sales employee, Gas and Fuel Corporation, 1970-79. Tutor in Politics, La Trobe University, 1984. Tutor in Sociology, La Trobe University, 1985-88. Memberships: Fabian Society; Australian Workers Union. Interests: multiculturalism, economic and social justice, humanitarianism, sustainable development, fishing, reading.;
Party
Australian Labor Party
Party Note
Member, Vic. ALP Economic Policy Committee 1984-98, and National ALP Economic Policy Committee 1985-87. State Conference Delegate since 1985.National Conference Delegate 1995, 2004.
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLC
Jika Jika
1st Oct 1988
   
24th Nov 2006
 
MLC
Northern Metropolitan
25th Nov 2006
 
1st Mar 2010
 

*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
26 October 1988, ALP, Council, Jika Jika
Appointments
Minister for Consumer Affairs, August 1991-October 1992. Minister Assisting the Manufacturing and Industry Minister with responsibility for Public Authorities, August 1991-October 1992. Minister for Small Business, January-October 1992. Parliamentary Secretary, Education, Employment and Training 1999-2002. Parliamentary Secretary, Innovation, Industry and Regional Development March-December 2002. Minister for Energy Industries and Minister for Resources December 2002-January 2005. Minister for Energy Industries & Resources January 2005-December 2006. Minister for Major Projects December 2006-December 2008. Minister for Industry and State Development December 2006-August 2007. Minister for Industry and Trade August 2007-December 2008. Minister for Small Business December 2006-August 2007. Minister for Information and Communication Technology August 2007-December 2008. Committee Service: Economic and Budget Review Cttee 1988-92 (Chairman 1991-92). Public Accounts and Estimates Committee 1992-96. LC Privileges Cttee 1996-99. Economic Development Cttee 1999-2002. Public Accounts and Estimates Cttee 1992-2002.
Publications
'The Changing Nature of Greek Involvement in Australian Politics', in Kapardis & Tamis (eds.), Greeks in Australia, 1988.
References
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook. Personal information.
Initial Data Source
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook, 54th Parliament
Last Update
Array (last date the record was checked and updated)