Tim was elected to the Victorian Parliament in 2006 and is the State Member for Werribee.
The seat of Werribee was created at the 2014 election as a result of changes to electoral boundaries in Melbourne’s growing western suburbs.
Tim is the Treasurer of Victoria.
Tim has previously served as the Minister for Roads and Ports and later Minister for Major Projects under the previous Labor Government.
Tim has worked hard for the local community in Wyndham, delivering the funding for the Regional Rail Link, new schools, more than $100 million for road upgrades and increased funding for both Mercy and Western Health.
As a Minister in the Bracks/Brumby Government, Tim was responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects including the M1 upgrade, Deer Park bypass, Geelong Ring Road, the AAMI park development and the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
As part of the Victorian Labor Government, Tim is committed to:
- Fixing our schools, starting with a total of $17 million in funding for Tarneit P-9 and Werribee Secondary;
- Removing the Cottrell and Cherry St Level crossings to ease traffic congestion;
- $1 billion for the repair and upgrade of roads in outer suburban and interface communities; and
- Giving ratepayers better value for money by capping council rates at CPI.
Tim is married with two children. He is a passionate supporter of the Werribee Tigers, Western Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm.