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Ian Malcolm John Baker

Ian Malcolm John Baker

Born
Werribee, Victoria
Marriage
Married
Occupation
Journalist
Education
BEd 1978 (La Trobe). MBA 1983 (Melbourne).
Career
Journalist 1963-69. Education writer, Chief Industrial Reporter, The Age 1969-71. Staff writer Nation Review 1971-73. Chief of Reporting Staff, ABC News, Vic. 1975-76. Producer 'This Day Tonight', 1977. Editor ABC News, Vic. 1978-82. Consultant to the Treasurer 1983-85. Executive Director Committee of Enquiry into Victorian Workers' Compensation System 1983-84. Dir. of Insurance Policy and Management, Dept. of Management and Budget 1985-88. Treasurer's representative, Board of Victorian Accident Compensation Commission 1985-88. Dir., Melbourne Comedy Festival 1988. Dir., ACTU Union Assurances Company 1987-90. Memberships: Chairman, National Journalists' Union Superannuation Trust 1987-90; Chairman, Review of Victorian Agricultural Science 1990. Member: Werribee Golf Club; Footscray Football Club.;
Party
Australian Labor Party
Party Note
Member ALP Economic Policy Committee 1984-88.
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Sunshine
1st Oct 1988
 
17th Sep 1999
Lost preselection

*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, Assembly, Sunshine
Other seats contested
Contested Sunshine as an Independent, 1999.
Appointments
Minister for Property and Services 1990-1991. Minister for Agriculture 1991-1992. Minister for Food and Agriculture Jan-Oct 1992. Shadow Treasurer 1992-1994. Committee Service: Economic and Budget Review Cttee and Estimates Cttee 1988-1990. Deputy Chair Public Accounts and Estimates Cttee 1992-96. Library Cttee 1992-1996. LA Standing Orders Cttee and Road Safety Cttee 1996-1999. Chaired Review of Agricultural Research in Victoria April 1989-February 1990.
References
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook.
Initial Data Source
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook, 53rd Parliament
Last Update
Array (last date the record was checked and updated)