The Hon. Jill Hennessy

Jill Hennessy

Meet Jill

Before entering Parliament, Jill worked as a lawyer, company director and stay-at-home mum.

Jill has a passion for improving opportunities for Victorians and building for the economic and social challenges of the future. This is what prompted her to run for Parliament.

The priorities Jill has for her community and constituents are to ensure fulfilling, secure and decently paid employment opportunities are available close to home. She also wants to deliver more infrastructure and high-quality accessible services from education to health care. In addition, Jill prioritises a clean physical environment, compassionate connected communities, and diverse recreational, cultural and sporting activities.

Jill’s vision for Victoria’s future is as a world leading, progressive, prosperous and innovative state with opportunities for all citizens and grounded optimism about the future. She wants Victoria to be a place which values and cultivates our physical and cultural environment, fairness and diversity.

The areas of public policy that she is most passionate about are employment, economic and social development, healthcare, and education and training.

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  • Attorney-General December 2018 - December 2020

  • Minister for the Coordination of Justice and Community Safety: COVID-19 April 2020 - November 2020

  • Minister for Workplace Safety December 2018 - September 2020

  • Minister for Ambulance Services December 2014 - December 2018

  • Minister for Health December 2014 - December 2018

  • Shadow Minister for Public Transport December 2013 - December 2014

  • Shadow Minister for Anti Corruption Commission December 2010 - December 2013

  • Shadow Minister for Corrections December 2010 - December 2013

  • Shadow Minister for Crime Prevention December 2010 - December 2013

  • Shadow Minister for Women December 2010 - February 2012

Committee Memberships

Allowances and Budget Reports

Register of Interest

Electorate office

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Postal address

PO Box 6519 Point Cook Town Centre Point Cook VIC 3030