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The Hon. James Merlino

Electorate
Monbulk
Ministry
Minister for Education
Position
Deputy Premier
Deputy Leader of the Labor Party
Committees
Dispute Resolution

Electorate Office

Street Address
1635 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave, VIC 3160
Phone
(03) 9754 5401

Ministerial Office

Street Address
Level 3, 1 Treasury Place, East Melbourne, VIC 3002
Phone
(03) 9651 1222

Internet

About

Name
The Hon. James Anthony Merlino
Birth Country
Australia
Memberships
Morrison House Inc.
Monbulk RSL
Hawthorn Football Club.

Academic

Education
St Edmonds PS 1978-84. Mt Lilydale Mercy College 1985-90. BA(Hons) 1996 (Melb).

Occupation/Interests

Electorate Officer, Trade Union Official

Part-time Bricklayer's Labourer 1990-95. Electorate Officer for Jan Wilson MP 1996-99. National Industrial Officer, Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Association 1999-2002. 

 

Parliament History

Parliamentary Service

Elected MLA for Monbulk November 2002
Re-elected November 2006, November 2010, November 2014

Shadow Minister for Police and Shadow Minister for the TAC and Road Safety December 2010-February 2012
Deputy Leader of the Opposition February 2012-December 2014
Shadow Minister for Education February 2012-December 2014

Minister for Sport, Recreation and Youth Affairs December 2006-December 2010
Minister Assisting the Premier on Multicultural Affairs August 2007-December 2010
Minister for Police and Minister for Corrections October-December 2010
Deputy Premier and Minister for Education since December 2014
Minister for Emergency Services since June 2016

Appointments
Minister for Education since December 2014
Minister for Emergency Services June 2016 - December 2018
Parliamentary Party Positions
Deputy Premier since December 2014
Deputy Leader of the Labor Party since December 2014
Party Positions
Various ALP Branch Executive positions.
Inaugural Speech

Last updated: 1st May 2019