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The Hon Mary-Anne Thomas MP

The Hon Mary-Anne Thomas MP Minister for Health, Minister for Health Infrastructure, Minister for Medical Research, Leader of the House 

Mary-Anne Thomas was appointed Minister for Health in June 2022, Minister for Health Infrastructure in December 2022 & Minister for Medical Research in December 2022. Mary-Anne also holds the position of Leader of the House since December 2022. Having previously served as Minister for Ambulance services from June 2022-December 2022, Minister for Agriculture & Regional Development from December 2020-June 2022.

Soon after being elected to the Victorian Parliament as the Labor Member for the regional seat of Macedon in 2014, she was appointed the Parliamentary Secretary for Health, later adding Carers to her responsibilities. Mary-Anne then served as Cabinet Secretary from 2016-2020. 

Prior to being elected to Parliament, Mary-Anne worked across the public, private and community sectors, including at the Department of Premier and Cabinet, NAB, and Plan International.

Mary-Anne is passionate about reforming our public health system underpinned by a commitment to fairness and equality – to deliver all Victorians the best possible care, no matter where they live.