Donna Petrovich

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Donna Petrovich
MLC
Member of the Victorian Parliament for Northern Victoria Region
In office
25 November 2006 – 1 July 2013
Personal details
Born (1963-11-15) 15 November 1963 (age 50)
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Occupation Manager, marketing executive

Donna-Lee Petrovich (born 15 November 1963) is an Australian politician. She was a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Victorian Legislative Council from 2006 to 2013, representing Northern Victoria Region. She resigned with a year remaining of her second term in order to contest the 2013 federal election in the seat of McEwen, but was defeated by Labor incumbent Rob Mitchell.

Petrovich was born in Bendigo, Victoria, and received an Associate Diploma of Business Administration before becoming sales manager at Bynon Industries. She was on the marketing executive of the Central Victorian Racing Club and the Hanging Rock Racing Club, and was active in the local Liberal Party. She served periods as mayor and deputy mayor of Macedon Ranges.[1]

Prior to the 2006 Victorian state election, she won preselection for the second position on the Liberal ticket in Northern Victoria. In February 2008, she was appointed Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health Services.[1]

She was re-elected in the 2010 election, and was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and the Environment in the new coalition government.[2] She was also a Member of the Law Reform Committee.

Petrovich resigned from the Legislative Council on 1 July 2013 to contest the electorate of McEwen, covering suburbs in Melbourne's outer north, and rural areas around Puckapunyal, Seymour, Broadford and Lancefield. She was defeated by incumbent Labor MP Rob Mitchell.

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  1. ^ a b Parliament of Victoria (2008). "Petrovich, Donna". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 6 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Liberal candidate wins last upper house seat by 412 votes". Mildura Independent. 14 December 2010. 

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