Gordon Rich-Phillips

Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region

About Gordon

Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council
Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the Legislative Council
Shadow Assistant Treasurer
Shadow Minister for Government Administration
Shadow Minister for Aviation
Member for South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Gordon Rich-Phillips is a member for the South Eastern Metropolitan Region.

Gordon was first elected to the Victorian Parliament as the member for Eumemmerring Province in 1999. At the 2006 state election, he was elected to the new seat of South Eastern Metropolitan Region, and was re-elected in 2010 and 2014.

Prior to entering parliament, with qualifications in economics and accounting, Gordon worked in economic consulting and attracting investment to Victoria. Gordon also holds a commercial pilot’s licence.

Gordon is passionate about ensuring that the people of the South East enjoy all the benefits, and share in the opportunities that are available in Victoria in the 21st century.

In 2002 Gordon became the Liberal Spokesman for Sport & Recreation and Commonwealth Games. Between 2003 and 2005 he was Spokesman for Manufacturing & Export and in 2005 Gordon was elevated to the Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Minister for Finance & TAC.

Gordon was also the Assistant Shadow Treasurer (including TAC & WorkCover) and the Shadow Minister for Community Development, Information Technology, the Aviation Industry and Federal/State Relations.

In 2010 Gordon was appointed to the Cabinet and served as Assistant Treasurer, the Minister for Technology and Minister responsible for the Aviation Industry.  He is now Deputy Leader of the Parliamentary Liberal Party in the Legislative Council.  

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