• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0360

Pike, Bronwyn Jane

(1956 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 25 January, 1956, Tanunda South Australia Australia
  • Occupation Parliamentarian


A member of the Australian Labor Party, Bronwyn Pike entered the Victorian Parliament in 1999 as the Member for Melbourne in the Legislative Assembly. Her ministerial portfolios included Community Services and Housing. After the 2002 election she became Minister for Health. She was re-elected in 2006 at the state election, held on 25 November, and in August 2007 was appointed Minister for Education in the Brumby Government on the retirement of Steve Bracks as Premier.
She was re-elected in 2010, but the Labor Government was defeated. She resigned from parliament on 7 May 2012.

Prior to entering Parliament, she worked as a secondary school teacher, Director of Justice and Social Responsibility, Executive Officer and Union Official.

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