• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0356

Broad, Candy Celeste

(1956 – )
  • Born 4 January, 1956, Perth Western Australia Australia
  • Occupation Parliamentarian


Candy Broad was elected Member of the Legislative Council representing the Australian Labor Party for the Melbourne North Province at a by-election in 1999. She was appointed Minister for Energy and Resources, Ports in 1999 and was Minister for Housing and Local Government from 2002-2006 in the Labor Government. At the 2006 election, which was held in 25 November she was elected to the new Legislative Council Region of Northern Victoria and was re-elected in 2010, when the Labor government was defeated. She resigned from parliament on 9 May 2014.

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