• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4729

Hennessy, Jill

(1972 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 17 March, 1972
  • Occupation Lawyer, Parliamentarian, Public servant, Solicitor


A member of the Australian Labor Party, Jill Hennessy was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Parliament of Victoria representing the electorate of Altona at a by-election, which was held on 2 February 2010. She replaced Lynne Kosky, who resigned from the parliament. She was re-elected at the state election, which was held on 27 November 2010 and again in 2014 when the Labor Party regained power. She currently holds the ministerial portfolios of Health and Ambulance Services.

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