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Mr David Southwick

Shadow Minister for Police
Shadow Minister for Community Safety
Shadow Minister for Corrections

Electorate Office

Street Address
Suite 1, 193 Balaclava Road, Caulfield North, VIC 3161
(03) 9527 3866



Mr David Southwick
Married, two children.
Birth Country
Honorary Fellowship Victoria University, for recognition of service on the University Council 1991
Board Member Ardoch Youth Foundation (1992-Present) and President (2006-2010)
Board Member National Training Board Virtual Enterprise Australia (1995-Present) and Chairman (2001-Present)
Board Member Alumni Association of Victoria University of Technology (1995-Present) and Chairman (1995-2010)
Board Member and Deputy Chairman Foundation Board of Victoria University of Technology
Board Member Try Youth &
Community Services (1997-2010) and Vice President (2000-2010)
Board Member Big Brother, Big Sister Victoria (2007-2010)
Board Member Melbourne Development Board &
member of Area Consultative Committee (2000-2006)
Board Member Maccabi Victoria (2003-2005)
Panel Member Orica Livewire Panel for encouraging and embracing Entrepreneurship (2001-2003)
Mentor - First Australians Business program
Coach of Ajax Under 9 Football Club
Elsternwick Rotary Club
St Kilda Football Club
Qantas Club
Australian Institute of Management
Alma Sports Club. 


HSC 1987 (Mount Scopus College). BBus 1991 (VU).


Managing Director, David James Investments Pty Ltd 1996-2010; Managing Director, ICE Events Pty Ltd 1997-2010; Chairman, Stub Nominees Pty Ltd 2007-2010; Head of Executive Education Unit, Faculty of Business and Law, Victoria University 2007-2009; Adjunct Lecturer in Marketing and Entrepreneur in Residence at RMIT in the Faculty of Business and Law 2001-2007; Founder and Managing Director, The Body Collection 1992-2006; Managing Director Fresh Products Australia Pty Ltd 1991-1994. 

Parliament History

Parliamentary Service

Elected MLA for Caulfield November 2010
Re-elected November 2014, November 2018

Shadow Minister for Innovation December 2014 - December 2018
Shadow Minister for Energy and Resources December 2014 - December 2018
Shadow Minister for Renewables December 2014 - December 2018
Shadow Minister for Police since December 2018
Shadow Minister for Community Safety since December 2018
Shadow Minister for Corrections since December 2018
Parliamentary Party Positions
Parliamentary Secretary for Police and Emergency Services April 2013 - December 2014
Party Positions
Member of the Liberal Party since 1989
Vice President, South Yarra Young Liberals 1989-1990
Member, Melbourne Ports Federal Electorate Council 2005-10 (Chair 2005)
Delegate to Policy Assembly/State Assembly 2005-10
Member, Caulfield State Electorate Conference since 2007
Member and Vice President, Bambra Branch since 2007

Last updated: 6th October 2020