Graham Watt

Member for Burwood

About Graham

Member for Burwood

Graham Watt lives in Ashburton and was elected the Member for Burwood district at the 2010 Victorian State election and re-elected in 2014.

He was the owner/operator of a mobile phone retail store in the late 1990s and was a sales representative and executive for four years.

In 2002, Graham started his own small business as a carpet cleaner, and it’s as a small business owner that Graham gained an appreciation of the importance of small and medium business to the local economy.

Graham has been a member of a number of local community orgainsations. Some of his memberships have included the Ashburton Support Services Committee of Management, the Inner-East Community Health Service, the Friends of Wattle Park and he has been a committee member of St Michael’s Parish School’s Parents and Friends Association. Graham is currently a member of the Melbourne Victory Football Club and supporter of the Hawthorn Football Club.

Graham grew up in public housing with his ten sisters and being part of a large family taught Graham to make the most of every opportunity.

Graham is a part of his local community. Graham recognises what a difference volunteers can make to the lives of those they assist. 

As a former member of the Box Hill Athletic club and life member of the Australian Centurions Club, sport has been a big part of Graham’s life.

As an Australian school boy Champion and State Champion Graham had the opportunity to travel both interstate and overseas for Athletics.  In 2004, he walked a hundred miles in 24 hours, to become an Australian centurion, something achieved by only 57 people on Australian soil.

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