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Leonie Therese Burke

Leonie Therese Burke

Born
27 January 1949 (Melbourne, Victoria)
Parents
Douglas and Marie Hemingway
Marriage
Frank, 3s. 1d.
Occupation
Local Government
Education
Genazzano Convent 1954-66. Invergowrie College 1967. Landscape Gardening Certificate 1977. Various business courses since 1984. JP.
Career
Nursing, secretarial positions and family directorship 1971-86. Member, Public Transport Board 1991-92. Vice President, Municipal Association of Victoria 1989-93. Chairman, Local Government Industry Training Board 1990-93. Chair, Local Government Board 1993-96. Memberships: Australian American Association Inc.; Institute Public Affairs; International Women's Federation of Commerce; Royal Victorian Association of Honorary Justices; Variety Club of Victoria; United Nations. Member: Melbourne Bowling Club; Prahran Historical & Arts Society; Midsumma; The Production Company; Royal Botanic Gardens Directors Circle. Honorary Member: Prahran Mechanics Institute, Victorian Racing Club and Victoria Amateur Turf Club. Friend of Odyssey. Patroness, Melbourne Ladies Bowling Club. Swinburne University of Technology TAFE Division - Divisional Advisory Board of TAFE. Alfred Foundation Trust. Sports Federation Foundation. Interests: golf, opera, walking, gardening, reading, water and snow skiing.;Councillor 1986-93, Mayor 1990-92, City of Prahran. Chair, Local Government Board 1993-96.
Party
Liberal Party
Party Note
Member of the Liberal Party since 1984. Secretary, 1989-90, President, 1990-96 of the Orrong Branch. State Delegate 1989-96.
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Prahran
30th Mar 1996
 
17th Nov 2002
 

*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
15 May 1996, Liberal, Assembly, Prahran
Appointments
Parliamentary Secretary, Planning and Local Government 1998-99. Shadow Minister for Local Government and Shadow Minister for Women's Affairs October 1999-November 2002. Federal-State Relations Committee 1996-99.
References
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook. Who's Who 2002.
Initial Data Source
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook, 54th Parliament
Last Update
Array (last date the record was checked and updated)