Presiding Officers elected for 59th Parliament

Presiding Officers electedColin Brooks has been elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Shaun Leane has been elected President of the Legislative Council for the 59th Parliament.

The election of Presiding Officers, who chair the proceedings in the two houses, is one of the first actions of a new Parliament following the swearing-in of members.

Colin Brooks MP, Member for Bundoora in the Legislative Assembly, served as Speaker in the 58th Parliament. He was first elected to parliament in 2006.

Shaun Leane MP, Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region in the Legislative Council, was first elected to Parliament in 2006.

Maree Edwards MP, the Member for Bendigo West, was elected Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, and Wendy Lovell MP, Member for Northern Victoria Region, was elected Deputy President of the Legislative Council.

 

Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Colin Brooks

Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Colin Brooks


President of the Legislative Council Shaun Leane

President of the Legislative Council Shaun Leane

Speaker Colin Brooks is welcomed by Premier Daniel Andrews

Speaker Colin Brooks is congratulated by Premier Daniel Andrews

President Shaun Leane is congratulated by his Council colleagues

President Shaun Leane is congratulated by his Council colleagues

 

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