Joanne Ryan (politician)

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Joanne Ryan
Joanne Ryan, Member of Australian Parliament for Lalor.jpg
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Lalor
Assumed office
7 September 2013
Preceded by Julia Gillard
Majority 12.2 points
Personal details
Born (1961-07-29) 29 July 1961 (age 55)
Werribee, Victoria, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Domestic partner John Murnane
Children 3
Alma mater University of Melbourne
Profession Teacher

Joanne Catherine Ryan (born 29 July 1961) is an Australian politician. She is a member of the Australian House of Representatives since September 2013 representing the Division of Lalor, Victoria for the Australian Labor Party.

Early career[edit]

Ryan completed a Bachelor of Education (Arts) at the University of Melbourne. Ryan was a former school Principal at Moonee Ponds Central School. Prior to this she worked at Laverton Secondary College and Galvin Park Secondary College in Werribee, Victoria. [1] [2]

Political career[edit]

Ryan won the seat of Lalor at the 2013 election, and secured a 12.2% margin.

Ryan currently serves as Opposition Whip in the Australian House of Representatives and has done so since 16 October 2013.[3]

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External links[edit]

Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Julia Gillard
Member for Lalor