Luke Donnellan

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The Honourable
Luke Donnellan
MP
Minister for Roads and Road Safety
Assumed office
4 December 2014
Premier Daniel Andrews
Preceded by Terry Mulder
Minister for Ports
Assumed office
4 December 2014
Premier Daniel Andrews
Preceded by David Hodgett
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
for Narre Warren North
Assumed office
30 November 2002
Preceded by seat created
Personal details
Born (1966-03-26) 26 March 1966 (age 52)
Melbourne
Political party Labor Party
Residence Fitzroy North, Victoria
Alma mater University of Melbourne
Website lukedonnellan.com

Luke Anthony Donnellan (born 26 March 1966) is an Australian politician. He has been a Labor Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since 2002, representing Narre Warren North. He has been Minister for Roads and Road Safety and Minister for Ports in the Andrews Ministry since December 2014. He is associated with the Labor Unity faction.[1]

Donnellan was born in Melbourne, and attended Xavier College 1977–84 where he was involved in sports, captaining the hockey team and competing in 1sts rowing.[2] He received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne in 1987 and became a commercial real estate agent. After periods as a planning finance consultant and a client services manager, he became an advisor to various Labor MPs, and was a member of the Administrative Committee from 1999.[3]

In 2002, Donnellan was preselected as the Labor candidate for Narre Warren North, a new seat with a notional Liberal majority. He defeated the Liberal candidate and has held the seat since. In 2006, he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Treasury and Finance, and was promoted in August 2007 to Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier.[3]

Donnellan resides in the inner-Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy North.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "McGuire promoted in Labor reshuffle", The Age, 6 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Roundtable with Hon Luke Donnellan, MP". Committee for Gippsland. 2018-02-20. Retrieved 2018-02-21.
  3. ^ a b "Luke Donnellan (Narre Warren North)". Members Information. Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 20 December 2011.

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Victorian Legislative Assembly
Seat created Member for Narre Warren North
2002–present
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Terry Mulder
as Minister for Roads
Minister for Roads and Road Safety
2014–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
David Hodgett
Minister for Ports
2014–present