Mr Bruce Atkinson

Eastern Metropolitan Legislative Council Liberal Party
Bruce Atkinson

Meet Bruce

Before entering Parliament, Bruce was a business consultant, publisher and journalist.

Bruce has a desire to make a positive difference for all Victorians. This is what prompted him to run for Parliament.

The priorities Bruce has for his community and constituents are better services and facilities, education, health, mental health, and justice. He is also concerned about environment protection and climate change responses, as well as economic stewardship and support for small business.

Bruce’s vision for Victoria’s future is as a safe and prosperous state that offers opportunity to all and values the strength drawn from our diversity.

The areas of public policy that he is most passionate about are mental health support, small business and multicultural community engagement.

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  • Shadow Minister for Small and Medium Enterprises December 2005 - December 2006

  • Shadow Minister for WorkCover December 2005 - December 2006

  • Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation December 2005 - December 2006


  • President of the Legislative Council December 2010 - December 2018

  • Deputy President of the Legislative Council December 2006 - December 2010

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Planning and Local Government January 1996 - December 1998

  • Spokesperson for Small Business December 2002 - December 2005

  • Spokesperson for Sport and Recreation January 2004 - December 2005

  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Business Development November 2009 - December 2010

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Register of Interest

Electorate office

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Postal address

PO Box 508 Ringwood VIC 3134