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  Griffin, Alan
NameAlan Griffin
Mulgrave, Victoria , Australia
Born February 23, 1960 (61 years)
ContributorKarma Policeman
Last ModifedKarma Policeman
Sep 27, 2007 01:09pm
InfoParliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Corinella, Victoria, 1993.

Re-elected following the 1994 electoral redistribution for Bruce, Victoria, 1996, 1998, 2001 and 2004.
Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Publications from 26.5.93 to 31.8.98; Employment, Education and Training from 27.6.94 to 13.2.97; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 31.8.00 to 8.10.01; Economics, Finance and Public Administration from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Communications, Information Technology and the Arts from 2.12.04 to 25.5.06.

Joint Statutory: Public Accounts from 12.5.93 to 1.1.98; Public Accounts and Audit from 1.1.98 to 9.8.99 and from 20.3.02; Corporations and Financial Services from 20.3.02.

Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 26.5.93 to 15.5.97, from 30.10.97 to 31.8.98 and from 6.9.05.
Conferences, Delegations and Visits

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to European Parliamentary Institutions, and bilateral visits to UK (Northern Ireland) and Republic of Ireland, September-October 1996.

Member, 98th IPU Conference, Cairo, and bilateral visit to Kuwait, September 1997.

Member, Parliamentary Delegation to the 9th Annual Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum, Valparaiso, Chile, and bilateral visit to Chile, January 2001.
Parliamentary Party Positions

Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 20.10.98.

Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Health from 20.10.98 to 25.11.01;

Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition from 25.11.01 to 02.07.03;

Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Treasury, Finance and Small Business (Consumer Affairs and Banking Services) from 25.11.01 to 02.07.03.

Shadow Minister for Consumer Protection and Consumer Health from 02.07.03 to 08.12.03.

Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs from 08.12.03 to 26.10.04; Assisting the Shadow Minister for Health from 08.12.03 to 26.10.04.

Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation from 26.10.04 to 24.06.05.

Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs and Shadow Special Minister of State from 24.06.05;

Defence Science and Personnel from 10.12.06.

Current positions: Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs; Shadow Minister for Defence Science and Personnel; and Shadow Special Minister of State.
Party Positions

Member, ALP from 1979.

Member, ALP State Administrative Committee (Vic) 1989-91 and 1993.

Delegate, ALP State Conference (Vic) from 1984.

Secretary, ALP Springvale South Branch 1990-93.

Born 23.2.1960, Melbourne, Vic.

Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament


Public servant 1984-85.

Union organiser 1986 and 1988-89.

Electorate secretary 1987-88 and 1989-90.

Ministerial adviser to the Victorian State Minister for Community Services, the Hon. K Setches, MLA 1990-91.

Ministerial adviser to the Hon. S Crean, MP 1991-93.
Local Government Service

Councillor, Springvale City Council 1991-93.


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  09/07/2013 VIC MP - Bruce Won 51.80% (+3.60%)
  09/07/2013 VIC MP - Bruce - Primary Count Won 41.90% (-1.06%)
  08/21/2010 Vic MP - Bruce Won 58.12% (+16.23%)
  12/02/2007 AUS Minister for Veterans Affairs Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/24/2007 Vic MP - Bruce Won 58.32% (+16.64%)
  10/09/2004 Vic MP - Bruce - 2PP Vote Won 53.48% (+6.96%)
  10/08/2004 Vic MP - Bruce - Primary Count Won 47.30% (+4.21%)
  11/10/2001 Vic MP - Bruce - 2PP Vote Won 55.55% (+11.10%)
  11/10/2001 Vic MP - Bruce - Primary Count Won 48.61% (+8.08%)
  10/03/1998 Vic MP - Bruce - Primary Count Won 48.66% (+10.08%)
  03/02/1996 Vic MP - Bruce - Primary Count Won 45.82% (+0.19%)