The AIIA Victorian Council are delighted to have Shadow Minister Vallence present at the AIIA’s Victorian State Council Sundowner. The Shadow Minister will provide an update on her priorities and initiatives ahead of Victoria’s next election.
This will also be an opportunity for networking in person where beverages and canapes will be served.
Ms Bridget Vallence MP
Shadow Minister for Industry
Shadow Minister for Manufacturing
Shadow Minister for Innovation, Medical Research, and the Digital Economy
Member for Evelyn, Parliament of Victoria
Bridget Vallence was elected to the Victorian Parliament in November 2018 to represent the Evelyn District and is the Shadow Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Innovation, Medical Research, and the Digital Economy since September 2021.
Previously, Bridget was the Shadow Minister for Environment & Climate Change, Youth Affairs, and Equality between March 2020 and September 2021, and the Shadow Cabinet Secretary and Shadow Assistant Minister for Industry between December 2018 and March 2020.
Bridget has served on the Parliament’s Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC), which examines expenditure of public money to improve outcomes for the Victorian community, and the Parliament’s Environment and Planning Committee.
She is currently a Board Member of VicHealth, a statutory foundation that promotes health and disease prevention.
Prior to entering Parliament, Bridget worked for 16 years in the automotive industry as a procurement professional in both the manufacturing and retail sectors in Australian, Asian, and global markets, and is also experienced with organisational change and business transformation projects.
Bridget holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Melbourne. She is passionate about helping people, volunteer groups and businesses to thrive, and lives in the Yarra Valley with her husband and two sons. Bridget is an associate member of the Lilydale RSL, a patron of Seville Community House, and a Director of Mont De Lancey Historical Museum in Wandin.
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