Tony Robinson (politician)
|Member of the Victorian Parliament
13 December 1997 – 2 November 2010
|Preceded by||Roger Pescott|
|Succeeded by||Dee Ryall|
9 May 1962 |
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Profession||Surveyor, Human resources officer|
Anthony Gerard Peter "Tony" Robinson (born 9 May 1962) is a former Australian politician who served as the member for Mitcham in the Victorian Legislative Assembly. He represented the Australian Labor Party.
Robinson was first elected at the 1997 Mitcham by-election. Since his by-election win, Robinson successfully defended his traditionally bellwether seat until 2010, and after the 2006 election he was appointed as Secretary to Cabinet. In August 2007, he was appointed as Minister for Gaming, Minister for Consumer Affairs and Minister Assisting the Premier on Veterans' Affairs. He was defeated in 2010, as a swing of greater than 5 per cent put Liberal candidate Dee Ryall in office.
|Victorian Legislative Assembly|
|Member for Mitcham
|Minister for Gaming
|Minister for Consumer Affairs
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