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Mr James Newbury


Electorate Office

Street Address
Ground Floor, 315 New Street, Brighton, VIC 3186
(03) 9592 1900



Mr James Newbury
Married, 2 children
Birth Country
Brighton Historical Society
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Vic Branch)
HR Nicolls Society
Liberal Party of Australia (Victoria Division)
National Gallery of Victoria
Samuel Griffiths Society


Juris Doctor (Post Graduate Level Law Degree), RMIT, 2016; Master of Business (Law), Monash University, 2005; Bachelor of Business (Law), Monash University, 2003; Bachelor of Arts, Monash University (transferred to Bachelor of Business, Law) prior to completion.


Group Company Secretary, Australian Retail Credit Association Ltd, Credit Smart Pty Ltd and Reciprocity and Data Exchange Administrator Ltd, 2016-2018; Company Director,Reciprocity and Data Exchange Administrator Ltd, 2016; Public Affairs Manager,Australian Retail Credit Association 2016-2018; Industry Affairs Manager,Australian Retail Credit Association, 2015-2016; Senior Adviser, The Hon. Dr. Denis Napthine MP, Premier of Victoria, 2013-2014; Parliamentary Adviser, The Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, 2009-2013; Parliamentary Adviser, The Hon. Joe Hockey MP, 2006-2007; Worked for a number of Parliamentarians including Senator Richard Alston, the Hon. Tony Abbott, and Senator Mitch Fifield

Parliament History

Parliamentary Service
Elected MLA for Brighton November 2018
Party Positions
Liberal Party member since 1999; Pre-selected Library Party candidate for the Brighton Electorate, 2016; Chairman, Brighton Electorate Conference, 2014-2016; Vice Chairman (Male), Goldstein Electorate Conference, 2015; Various delegate positions through the Brighton and Goldstein Electorates, 2014-2018; Federal Election Liberal Party Campaign Headquarters (SA), Tactics Division, 2013; Federal Election Liberal Party Campaign Headquarters (Federal), Tactics Division, 2010; Federal Election Liberal Party Campaign Headquarters (Federal), Tactics Division, 2007; Federal Election Liberal Party Campaign Headquarters (Federal), Federal Director's Division, 2004; Federal Election Liberal Party Campaign Headquarters (Federal), Task Force Division (2001); Graduate of the Federal Liberal Party Secretariat's Campaigning Program (2001); Graduate of the Victorian Liberal Party's Youth Training Program (2001); Various executive and delegate positions through Central park branch, Malvern Electorate and Higgins Electorate Conferences (1999-2004)

Last updated: 3rd December 2019