David Davis is a Member for Southern Metropolitan Region.
He was first elected to the Victorian Parliament as the Member for East Yarra Province in 1996 and re-elected in 2002. In 2006, David was elected a member of the new Southern Metropolitan Region and was re-elected in 2010.
David's academic background includes a Bachelor of Applied Science, a Bachelor of Arts and a Graduate Diploma in Arts (Applied Philosophy).
David was Chairman of the Central Western Regional Council of Adult, Community and Further Education before being elected to Parliament and was a member of the Board of the Box Hill Institute of Technical and Further Education from 1997 until 2000.
David has been a member of the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee and the Law Reform Committee of the Victorian Parliament.
From December 2002 until December 2005, David was Shadow Minister for Health. He has also held Shadow Ministerial responsibility for Planning, Manufacturing & Exports, Small Business, Industry & State Development, Major Projects and Environment &Climate Change. He was also the Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing and Shadow Minister responsible for Scrutiny of Government.
David is currently the Leader of the Liberal Party in the Legislative Council and is Minister for Health and Minister for Ageing.