• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE1196

Callister, Valerie Joy

(1950 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 16 June, 1950, Leongatha Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Parliamentarian, Teacher


Valerie Callister served as the Member for Morwell in the Legislative Assembly of the Victorian State Parliament from 1981-88. A member of the Australian Labor Party from 1976, she was secretary of the Parliamentary party from 1982 and served on the Privileges Committee of the Victorian Parliament from 1982. Before her election to parliament she had a career as a technical school teacher from 1975-81.

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