Joe Helper

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Joe Helper
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
for Ripon
Assumed office
18 September 1999
Preceded by Steve Elder
Personal details
Born (1959-09-29) 29 September 1959 (age 54)
Political party Australian Labor Party

Jochen "Joe" Helper (born 29 September 1959) is an Australian politician currently serving as the member for Ripon in the Victorian Legislative Assembly, representing the Australian Labor Party.

Helper was first elected in the 1999 election on the back of the anti-Kennett rural swing and has held this normally Liberal seat ever since. After the 2006 election Helper was appointed to the cabinet as Minister for Agriculture. He gained the small business portfolio in a reshuffle in August 2007 following the accession of John Brumby to the premiership.

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Parliament of Victoria
Preceded by
Steve Elder
Member for Ripon
Succeeded by