- Tim Pallas
Timothy Hugh Pallas (born:
7 January, 1960) is an Australian politician. He has been an Australian Labor Partymember of the Victorian Legislative Assemblysince 2006, representing the electorate of Tarneit. He currently serves as the state Minister for Roads and Ports.
Pallas, a former trade union official, was the chief of staff to
Premier of Victoria Steve Bracksbefore entering politics. He first contested the open preselection for the federal seat of Melbourne Ports in 1998, but was defeated by Michael Danby. He subsequently challenged senior minister Andre Haermeyerfor preselection for the state seat of Kororoit in 2001, but was again unsuccessful.
2005, Pallas challenged incumbent backbencher Mary Gillettfor preselection in the safe seat of Tarneit, and with Bracks' backing, was successful. He was easily elected at the 2006 state election, and was immediately appointed to Cabinet, being assigned the roads and ports portfolio.
* [http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/re-member/bioregfull.cfm?mid=1673 Tim Pallas at re-member]
* [http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/08/22/1061529333635.html Preselection Koroit]
* [http://paulwatson.blogspot.com/2006_02_05_archive.html Presleection Melbourne Ports]
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