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The Hon. Wendy Lovell

Northern Victoria
Deputy President of the Legislative Council

Electorate Office

Street Address
222 Wyndham Street, Shepparton, VIC 3630
(03) 5821 6668



The Hon. Wendy Ann Lovell
Birth Country
Blue Ribbon Foundation
Murray Darling Association Inc.
Australian Local Government Women's Association
Rotary Club of Shepparton South since 2005
Murray 250 Club, Founding Cttee Member 1999
Bendigo 250 Club
Fairley Fellow (Goulburn Murray Community Leadership Program) since 1997, Treasurer 1996-2002
Melbourne Cricket Club
Richmond Football Club
Goulburn Valley Tigers Supporters Group
Friends of G.V. Health (Fundraising for Hospital) 1995-2006 (Treasurer 1998-2001)
Shepparton Women's Community Service Club 1999-2007 (Treasurer 2000-01)
Rotary Club of Shepparton 1977-1990. Interests: Swimming, walking, family and friends, Richmond Football Club.


Wanganui Park HS. Business Studies (Shepparton TAFE).


Newsagent Proprietor


Parliament History

Parliamentary Service

Elected MLC for North Eastern Province November 2002
Elected MLC for Northern Victoria November 2006
Re-elected November 2010, November 2014

Minister for Housing and Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development December 2010-December 2014

Shadow Minister for Women's Affairs December 2002-February 2008
Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs January 2004-December 2005
Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs July 2004-December 2005 (including Financial Services) December 2005-May 2006
Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs and Shadow Minister for Tourism May 2006-August 2007
Shadow Minister for Country Victoria and Shadow Minister for Housing December 2006-December 2010
Shadow Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development August 2007-December 2010
Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party (Council) February 2008-December 2014
Deputy Leader of the Opposition (Council) February 2008-December 2010
Deputy Leader of the Government (Council) December 2010-December 2014
Manager of Opposition Business (Council) February 2008-December 2010
Manager of Government Business (Council) December 2010-December 2014

Opposition Whip (Council) since December 2014

Parliamentary Party Positions
Liberal Party Whip in the Legislative Council December 2014 - December 2018
Deputy President of the Legislative Council since December 2018
Party Positions
Young Liberals Shepparton Branch 1988-1990
Convener, Business & Industrial Relations Joint Standing Policy Cttee 1991-2001
Murray Area Finance Cttee Treasurer 1996-2002
Treasurer Shepparton Branch 1996-2002
Murray Federal Electorate Campaign Cttee 1996, Treasurer 1998 & 2001
Delegate to National Conference 1998, 2000, 2003
Media & Communications Standing Cttee 1999
Policy Assembly Country Female Delegate 1999-2000
Area Finance Liaison Standing Cttee 1999-2001
State Council (Murray FEC) Delegate 1999-2002
Chairman, Awards Standing Cttee 2000-01
Administrative Cttee 2001-03
Chairman, Branch Development Standing Cttee 2001-03
Murray FEC Treasurer 2002
Inaugural Speech

Last updated: 1st July 2019