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Hon David Davis

Shadow Minister for Public Transport
Shadow Minister for Planning
Shadow Minister for Equality

Electorate Office

Street Address
Tenancy 1-011B, 670 Chapel Street, South Yarra, VIC 3141
(03) 9827 6655



Hon David McLean Davis
Birth Country
Kelvin Club since 1996


Kingswood College 1973-79. BAppSc 1984 (Phillip Institute). BA 1992, GradDip (Applied Philosophy) 1993 (Melb).


Chiropractor, private practice 1985-96.

Parliament History

Parliamentary Service
Elected MLC for East Yarra Province March 1996
Re-elected November 2002
Elected MLC for Southern Metropolitan November 2006
Re-elected November 2010, November 2014
Minister for Health and Minister for Ageing December 2010-December 2014
Committees Service
Family and Community Development Cttee 1996-99. Law Reform Cttee 1999-2000. Public Accounts and Estimates Cttee 2000-02. Family and Community Development Cttee 2003-06. Dep Chair, Economic Development and Infrastructure Cttee March 2007-November 2010. Chair, Select Cttee on Public Land Development May 2007-September 2008. LC Standing Orders Cttee September 2008-November 2010. Dispute Resolution Cttee September 2008-November 2010 and May 2011-November 2014. LC Privileges Cttee 1999-2002, May 2007-November 2010 and May 2011-November 2014. House Cttee May 2011-November 2014. LC Procedure Cttee May 2011-November 2014 and since February 2015. Environment and Planning Legislation Cttee and Environment and Planning References Cttee April-May 2015. Chair, Environment and Planning Cttee since May 2015.
Parliamentary Party Positions
Chair, Opposition Waste Watch Cttee 1999-2002
Opposition Parliamentary Secretary, Scrutiny of Government 2000-02
Shadow Minister for Health December 2002-December 2005
Shadow Minister for Environment December 2005-December 2006
Shadow Minister for Planning May-December 2006
Shadow Minister for Industry and State Development and Shadow Minister for Major Projects December 2006-February 2008
Shadow Minister for Small Business December 2006-August 2007
Shadow Minister for Manufacturing and Exports February-August 2007
Scrutiny of Government August 2007-December 2010
Shadow Minister for Environment and Climate Change February 2008-November 2009
Shadow Minister for Health and Shadow Minister for Ageing November 2009-December 2010
Leader of the Liberal Party (Council) February 2008-December 2014
Leader of the Opposition (Council) February 2008-December 2010
Leader of the Government (Council) December 2010–December 2014
Shadow Minister for Planning and Shadow Minister for Equality since December 2014
Shadow Minister for Local Government December 2014-September 2017
Shadow Minister for Public Transport since September 2017
Party Positions
Vice Pres. 1990-92, Studley Park Branch. State Council Delegate 1993-95. State Strategy Cttee 1993-96. Vice Chairman, Kooyong Electorate Council 1994-96. Policy Assembly Delegate 1994-96. Coordinator, Youth Training Cttee 1995-96. Convenor, Policy Assembly Education Cttee 1995-96. State Parliamentary Representative, Youth Training Cttee 1996-2002.
Inaugural Speech

Last updated: 25th July 2018