Robin Scott (politician)

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The Honourable
Robin Scott
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
for Preston
Assumed office
25 November 2006
Preceded by Michael Leighton
Personal details
Born (1973-01-23) 23 January 1973 (age 42)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Political party Australian Labor Party

Robin David Scott (born 23 January 1973) is an Australian politician. He has been an Australian Labor Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since 2006, representing the seat of Preston.

Scott was born in Melbourne, Victoria, and received a Bachelor of Arts majoring in politics from La Trobe University. In 1996 he became an electorate officer for the Australian Labor Party, and has been secretary of the party's Preston Branch. In 2006, he was selected as the Labor candidate for Preston, a safe seat being vacated by sitting member Michael Leighton. He has represented the seat since.[1]

Scott served as Victorian Labor's Shadow Minister for Finance and WorkCover after their loss at the 2010 state election. On 4 December 2014 he was sworn in as Minister for Finance and Minister for Multicultural Affairs.


  1. ^ Parliament of Victoria (2008). "Scott, Robin David". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 

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Victorian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Michael Leighton
Member for Preston
Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Clark
Minister for Finance
Preceded by
Matthew Guy
Minister for Multicultural Affairs