Colin Brooks (politician)
|37th Speaker of the Victorian Legislative Assembly|
7 March 2017
|Preceded by||Telmo Languiller|
|Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
25 November 2006
|Preceded by||Sherryl Garbutt|
9 January 1970 |
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
Colin William Brooks (born 9 January 1970) is an Australian politician. He has been an Australian Labor Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since 2006, representing the electorate of Bundoora. He has been Speaker of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since March 2017.
In 1996, Brooks became an electorate officer. From 1997 to 2005 he served on Banyule City Council, being mayor from 1998 to 1999 and 2001 to 2002. In 2006, he was selected as the Labor candidate for the safe seat of Bundoora in the 2006 state election, after the retirement of sitting member Sherryl Garbutt. He has represented the seat since. In March 2017, he was chosen by the Labor Caucus to replace Telmo Languiller as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.
- "Colin Brooks (Bundoora)". Members Information. Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 20 December 2011.
- Johnston, Matt; Minear, Tom; Galloway, Anthony (2017-03-07). "Victorian MP expenses scandal: Don Nardella won’t answer allowance questions". Herald Sun. Retrieved 2017-03-07.
|Victorian Legislative Assembly|
|Member for Bundoora
|Speaker of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
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