• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE1296

Darveniza, Kaye Mary

(1955 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 15 February, 1955, Mooroopna Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Nurse, Parliamentarian


A member of the Australian Labor Party, Kaye Darveniza was elected as the Member for Melbourne West Province in the Legislative Council of the Victorian Parliament in 1999. She held the position of Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier from December 1999-December 2006. After her election to the newly formed Legislative Council Region of Northern Victoria at the state election, which was held on 25 November 2006, she was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary, Regional Development from December 2006-August 2007. She held the portfolio of Parliamentary Secretary, Regional and Rural Development from August 2007-January 2010. From January-December 2010 she was Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, when the ALP government was defeated. She retired from parliament on 29 November 2014.

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