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David Koch

Geelong College 1960-67. Diploma Farm Management 1971 (Marcus Oldham Agricultural College. Wool Classing 1977 (Hamilton Technical School). Real Estate 2001 (REIV).

Owner/Operator - Primary Producer, Farming and Grazing 1973-2001. Real Estate, rural land sales 2001-02. Memberships: Board member, Municipal Association of Victoria 1995-97; Chairman, Glenelg-Hopkins Catchment Management Authority 1997-2000; Board Member, Western District Health Service 1997-2003; Board Member, Southern Rural Water Authority 1998-2001; Member, Rural Advisory Cttee, Office of the Chief Electrical Inspector of Victoria 1999-2000; Casterton Racing Club; Hamilton Racing Club; Parliamentary Lions Club; Hamilton North Rotary Club. Interests: Family, regional Victoria, football and rowing.


Councillor, Shire of Wannon 1987-94; President, Shire of Wannon 1991; Commissioner, West Wimmera Shire Council 1995-97.
Liberal Party
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative CouncilWestern30 November 200224 November 2006By-election, Seat abolished
Legislative CouncilWestern Victoria25 November 200629 November 2014Resigned

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.
Spokesperson for Racing December 2002-May 2006
Shadow Minister for Racing, Shadow Minister for Forestry May 2006-December 2006
Opposition Whip (Council) from December 2006-December 2010
Government Whip (Council) December 2010-2014
Committee Service: Deputy Chair, Road Safety Cttee 2007-November 2010
Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Cttee 7 February 2013-25 June 2013
Chair, Environment and Natural Resources Cttee May 2011-November 2014

References: Victorian Parliamentary Handbook. Personal information.

Data Source: Victorian Parliamentary Handbook, 55th Parliament

Last updated: 20th November 2018