Lisa Neville was elected as the Member for Bellarine in 2002.
Lisa is the Minister for Police and Water in the Victorian State Parliament. Under the previous Labor Government, Lisa served as the Minister for Mental Health, the first in Australia, and as Minister for Community Services and Senior Victorians from 2006-2010.
Her work prior to being elected was in the community sector, including as Manager of the SpringDale Neighbourhood Centre in Drysdale, President of the Board of Barwon Health and Chairperson of the Barwon Network of Neighbourhood Houses.
She maintains a keen interest in issues and services for women and children, people with a disability and older Victorians.
Lisa continues to be committed to the people of Bellarine, listening to their concerns and working with them and community organisations on the issues that matter to them.
She is a strong advocate for improved services and infrastructure for the growing population on the Bellarine Peninsula.
Lisa is a single parent with a teenage son. They particularly enjoy watching the Cats win together!