|Victorian Cabinet Secretary|
3 August 2007 – 2 December 2010
|Preceded by||Tony Robinson|
|Succeeded by||David Hodgett|
10 January 1957 |
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
Lupton was born in Melbourne and educated at Christian Brothers College, St Kilda. After leaving school he became an apprentice motor mechanic. In 1978 he completed the Higher School Certificate at Caulfield Institute of Technology and enrolled in an Arts/Law degree course at Monash University. After graduating he worked as a barrister, specialising in civil and commercial law.
At the 2006 state election he was elected for a second term defeating a high profile Liberal candidate, Clem Newton-Brown. After the election he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Innovation. In August 2007 he was appointed Cabinet Secretary in the new Brumby Labor Government.
At the 2010 state election, Newton-Brown returned as the Liberal Party candidate and defeated Lupton with a swing of 7.8%.
Lupton is a supporter of the Collingwood Magpies in the Australian Football League and a supporter of the Australian Republican Movement and member of the Australian Fabian Society. He is also a car enthusiast, and owns a 1967 Ford Mustang. He is the partner of Julie Szego, journalist and author.
- Media related to Tony Lupton at Wikimedia Commons
- Tony Lupton's website
- Tony Lupton's parliamentary profile
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|Victorian Legislative Assembly|
|Member for Prahran
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