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Kenneth Alastair Coghill

Kenneth Alastair Coghill

Mansfield, Victoria
Colin, farm manager, and Mary Evans, school teacher
1: 4 September 1969 Judith Anne Wakeman, school teacher; 1s. 1d. (divorced 2007). 2: 1 December 2008 Julia Thornton.
Whittlesea State School, Mansfield Higher Elementary School, Caulfield Grammar School, Melbourne University, BVSc 1967. Monash University, PhD 1999.
District Veterinary Officer, Department of Agriculture, Wodonga, 1968-77; Rural City of Wodonga Councillor 1972-77; member, Albury-Wodonga Interim Consultative Committee 1973-1976, Albury-Wodonga Consultative Council 1974-77; President, Veterinary Officers' Group Victorian Public Service Association 1976-79; in charge of Animal Health Publications and extension Department of Agriculture, Melbourne 1977-79; former member Community Radio Federation-3CR, Society for Growing Australian Plants, Werribee Community Health Centre, Powderkeg Players 1979-88. Co-Director, Parliamentary Studies Unit, Monash University since 2001. Member, Victorian Chapter Constitutional Centenary Foundation 1991-2000. Convenor, Victorian Chapter Australasian Study of Parliament Group since 1990. Adjunct Professor, Deakin University 2000-2005. Committee member, Alliance for Reform and Democracy in Asia 2000-03. President (1999-2000), Secretary (2001), member 1992-2005, Lions Club City of Melbourne (Host) Incorporated. Honourary Research Co-ordinator, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association since 2000. Senior Research Fellow & Associate Director, Mt Eliza Business School, Monash University 1996-2000; Department of Management, Monash University 2001- (Associate Professor since 2007). Co-Director, Parliamentary Studies Unit, Monash University since 2001. Director, Governance Research Unit, Monash University 2001-15; Director, Governance & Public Management Research Interest Group 2015-.;Wodonga City Councillor 1972-1977
Australian Labor Party
Party Note
State Administrative Committee 1975-77. Caucus Secretary 1993-94.
5th May 1979
29th Mar 1996

*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
7 June 1979, ALP, Assembly, Werribee
Other seats contested
Benambra 1976
Speaker 1988-92. Parliamentary Secretary of the Cabinet 1982-1988. Printing Committee 1979-1982.
"The New Lights Australian Fantasy", Melbourne, McPhee Gribble Penguin 1987. "Greenhouse, what's to be done?" Sydney, Pluto 1990. "Globalisation and Local Democracy" Melbourne, Montech 1997. "Fiduciary Duty and the Atmospheric Trust". Ashgate: Farnham (UK); Burlington (Vermont, USA) 2012. Parliamentarians Professional Development. "The Need for Reform". Springer 2016. An extensive list of publications by Ken Coghill is available via Trove
Who's Who in Australia 1980-1983; Victorian Parliamentary Handbook; Western Suburbs Advertiser 10 May, 23 May 1979; personal information.
Initial Data Source
Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
Last Update
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