Keith Hamilton (politician)

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Keith Hamilton
Minister for Agriculture
In office
October 1999 – November 2002
Preceded by Pat McNamara
Succeeded by Bob Cameron
Constituency Morwell
Minister for Aboriginal Affairs
In office
October 1999 – November 2002
Preceded by Ann Henderson
Succeeded by Gavin Jennings
Personal details
Born (1936-05-09) 9 May 1936 (age 81)
Ballarat, Victoria
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) Kath Hamilton
Profession Teacher, Lecturer

Keith Graeme Hamilton (born 9 May 1936 in Ballarat, Victoria[1]) is the former Australian Labor Party[1] member for Morwell in the Victorian Legislative Assembly.[1]

Hamilton served as the Member for Morwell from October 1988 until being succeeded by fellow Australian Labor Party member Brendan Jenkins, in November 2002.[1]

Hamilton served in the Bracks Government's first term as Minister for Agriculture and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs[2]

Hamilton attended Ballarat Teachers' College, a predecessor institution of the University of Ballarat, graduating in 1955.[3] He sat on the Ballarat Teachers' College Library Group Committee,the Sports Committee and won awards for football and athletics in 1955.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d Parliament of Victoria Member's Database
  2. ^ Parliament of Victoria Minister's Database
  3. ^ Ballarat Teachers' College Graduation Year Book, 1946-1950
  4. ^ Extra Muros, Student Magazine, Ballarat Teachers' College, Volume 2, No. 2, 1955