Before entering Parliament, Russell was the Area Manager for Veolia Environment Services.
Russell has always enjoyed helping people and understood this was a key aspect in being a Member of Parliament. Russell also felt he could make a positive difference to his community and where he has lived for most of his life.
The priority Russell has for his community is to make it a better place while trying his best to support and assist each of his constituents. Ensuring his community has access to the best possible services is a key priority for him.
Russell's vision for Victoria's future is for a safe, prosperous, sustainable and healthy state.
The areas of public policy that he is most passionate about include health, mental health and education.
Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs December 2014 - December 2016
Shadow Minister for Liquor and Gaming Regulation December 2014 - December 2016
Minister for Energy and Resources March 2014 - December 2014
Minister for Small Business March 2014 - December 2014
Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism April 2013 - March 2014
Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business December 2010 - March 2014
Spokesperson for Industry and State Development December 2006 - February 2008
Spokesperson for Sport, Recreation and Youth Affairs December 2006 - February 2008
Leaflet map showing the electorate of Morwell.
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