About Marlene Kairouz MP

PositionsMinister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation.
Minister for Local Government.
PartyAustralian Labor Party
HouseLegislative Assembly
CommitteesLA Standing Orders
Electorate Office
Street AddressShop T54, Brimbank Shopping Centre, Cnr Neale and Station Roads, Deer Park, VIC 3023
Phone(03) 8361 7133
Fax(03) 8361 7166
Ministerial Office
Street AddressLevel 26, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne VIC 3001
Phone(03) 8685 1555
Email[email protected]
NameHon Marlene Kairouz
Birth CountryAustralia
InterestsCooking, family, friends, biographies, music, tennis.
EducationSt Mary's PS, Thornbury (1980-86). Santa Maria Girls College, Northcote (1987-92). Medical Laboratory Science 1994-98 (RMIT).
OccupationHistologist, Hitech/Melbourne Pathology 1996-2001. Research Officer, Australian Workers Union 2003-04. Research Officer and Organiser, Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Association 2004-08.
Parliament History
Parliamentary ServiceElected MLA for Kororoit June 2008 (by-election)
Re-elected November 2010, November 2014
AppointmentsCabinet Secretary December 2014-June 2016
Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation since June 2016
Minister for Local Government since September 2017
Committees ServiceFamily and Community Development Cttee February 2009-November 2010. LA Standing Orders Cttee June 2013-November 2014 and since April 2015.
Parliamentary Party PositionsOpposition Whip (Assembly) December 2010-December 2014
Party PositionsVarious Policy Cttees; State ALP Delegate; National ALP Delegate; Victorian Junior Vice-President; Member of the Administrative Cttee; Public Office Selection Cttee.