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The Hon. Nick Wakeling

Ferntree Gully
Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations and Workplace Safety
Shadow Minister for Trade

Electorate Office

Street Address
Unit 4, 91 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully, VIC 3156
Postal Address
PO Box 551, Ferntree Gully, VIC 3156
(03) 9758 6011



The Hon. Nick Wakeling
Birth Country
Past Chair, Victorian Workplace Relations Cttee, Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA)
Past Member, National Workplace Relations Cttee (RCSA)
Industrial Relations Society of Victoria
Dandenong Ranges Orienteering Club
Knox Historical Society
Brisbane Lions Football Club
Boronia RSL
Former Director, Bendigo Bank, Community Bank (Ferntree Gully and Rowville branches)
Institute of Public Affairs.


HSC (Haileybury College). BA (La Trobe). GradDip HRM&IR (RMIT). Master of Industrial Relations and Employee Relations (Monash), Awarded top graduating student.


Industrial Relations advisor, wageline, Dept. of Business and Employment 1992-95. Industrial Research Officer, Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce 1995-98. Human Resource Adviser, Nillumbik Shire Council 1998-99. Senior Industrial Relations Adviser, Adecco Group 2000-06.  


Parliament History

Parliamentary Service

Elected MLA for Ferntree Gully November 2006
Re-elected November 2010, November 2014, November 2018

Shadow Minister for Environment September 2017 - December 2018
Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations and Workplace Safety December 2018 - March 2021
Shadow Minister for Child Protection December 2018 - March 2021
Shadow Minister for Ageing December 2018 - March 2020
Shadow Minister for Education December 2014 - September 2017
Minister for Higher Education and Skills March 2014 - December 2014
Shadow Minister for Emergency Services March 2020 - March 2021
Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations and Workplace Safety since September 2021
Shadow Minister for Trade since September 2021
Parliamentary Party Positions
Cabinet Secretary March 2013 - March 2014
Parliamentary Secretary for Health December 2010 - March 2013
Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Community Services November 2009 - December 2010
Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition February 2008 - December 2010
Party Positions
Member, La Trobe University Liberal Club 1989-91
Member Noble Park Young Liberals 1989-99
Pres Noble Park Young Liberals 1990
Pres La Trobe University Liberal Club 1991
State Executive, Young Liberal Movement 1995-96
Member, Rowville branch since 2000
Pres Rowville branch 2003-05

Last updated: 29th April 2022