• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE1238

Elliott, Lorraine Clare

(1943 – 2014)
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 9 July, 1943, Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Died 2 July, 2014
  • Occupation Parliamentarian, Teacher


A member of the Liberal Party of Australia, Lorraine Elliott served as the member for Mooroolbark in the Legislative Assembly of the Victorian Parliament from 1992-2002. She held the position of Victorian Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier for the Arts from 1996-99. She stood unsuccessfully as a candidate for the Liberal Party of Australia in the seat of Kilsyth at the 2002 state election, which was held on 30 November 2002.The seat of Mooroolbark was abolished in an electoral redistribution in 2001.


Daughter of Harry James Golder and Ailsa Lorraine Trengrove, Lorraine Elliott was educated at Camberwell Church of England Girls Grammar School and the Universities of Melbourne and Monash. She completed a Bachelor of Arts and Diploma of Education at the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Education at Monash University.
Before entering parliament she worked as a teacher from 1965-67 at Blackburn High School and at the Donvale Living and Learning Centre from 1984-87.



  • 2015 - 2015

    Inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women

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