|Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
25 November 2006
|Preceded by||Rosy Buchanan|
17 August 1956 |
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Profession||Barrister, technology consultant|
Neale Ronald Burgess (born 17 August 1956) is an Australian politician. He has been a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since 2006, representing the electorate of Hastings.
Burgess was born in Melbourne to a family of eight children. In 1994, he completed a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) at the Queensland University of Technology, and was later admitted to the Bar. He worked for a number of years as a criminal law barrister. He operated a technology consulting business before entering politics. He was preselected as the Liberal candidate for the Labor-held seat of Hastings for the 2006 state election, and succeeded in winning back the traditionally conservative district for the Liberal Party.
Burgess has three children.
Voted against the Abortion Law Reform Bill 2008.
|Victorian Legislative Assembly|
|Member for Hastings