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Luke Donnellan is an Australian politician. He has been a Labor Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since 2002, representing Narre Warren North. He was the Minister for Child Protection and the Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers in the Second Andrews Ministry from December 2018 until October 2021, when he resigned following accusations of branch stacking raised in an IBAC hearing.
He also served as the Minister for Roads and Road Safety and Minister for Ports in the First Andrews Ministry from December 2014 to December 2018. He was a key figure in the lease of the Port of Melbourne and led negotiations with crossbenchers to enable the legislation to pass through the Victorian Parliament. He is associated with the Labor Unity faction.
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Luke Anthony Donnellan was born on March 26, 1966 (age 55 years) in Melbourne, Australia. He attended Xavier College 1977–84 where he was involved in sports, captaining the hockey team and competing in 1sts rowing.
He received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne in 1987 and became a commercial real estate agent. After periods as a planning finance consultant and a client services manager, he became an advisor to various Labor MPs and was a member of the Administrative Committee from 1999.
After finishing university, Luke worked in the finance industry as a client services manager involved in tax, finance and real estate. He also worked as a financial adviser as well as in marketing and strategic planning.
In 2002, Donnellan was preselected as the Labor candidate for Narre Warren North, a new seat with a notional Liberal majority. He defeated the Liberal candidate and has held the seat since. In 2006, he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Treasury and Finance and was promoted in August 2007 to Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier.
Following Labor’s win at the 2014 Victorian state election, Donnellan was appointed Minister for Roads and Road Safety and Minister for Ports by Premier Daniel Andrews.
After Labor’s reelection in 2018 Donnellan was appointed Minister for Child Protection and Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers.
In an Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) hearing in October 2021, federal Labor MP Anthony Byrne claimed that Donnellan was involved in branch stacking within the party. Due to this breach of party rules, Donnellan resigned from the Victorian Cabinet.
Luke Donnellan is married to his longtime girlfriend Charlotte Donnellan. Luke and his wife Charlotte have two sons, Ben Donnellan and Sebastian Donnellan. Luke enjoys going to cricket and football with his boys, as well as running and gardening. Luke Donnellan family live in a private house in Fitzroy North.
Luke Donnellan net worth
How much is Luke Donnellan worth? Luke Donnellan net worth is estimated at around $3 million. His salary is $370,000 and his main source of income is from his political career. He is one of the influential politicians in Australia. However, Donnellan lives in Fitzroy North.