About Roma Britnell

Roma Britnell is the Member for South-West Coast in the Victorian Parliament.

Roma was first elected at a by-election in October 2015. In addition to being the Member for South West Coast, Roma is also the Shadow Minister for Ports and Freight and Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs.

A qualified nurse who worked in the South West for 30 years, Roma was the former manager of the Kirrae Health Service at Framlingham. Prior to politics, Roma was involved in the dairy industry with farms at Woolsthorpe, Koroit and Port Fairy.

As a leader in Victorian agriculture, Roma has served as the Vice President of the United Dairy Farmers of Victoria, is a past Chair of the WestVic Dairy which focused on developing the South West dairy industry and served on a number of boards, including the Gardiner Foundation, Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority and Australian Dairy Farmers Federation.

Roma was the recipient of the 2009 National and Victorian Rural Woman of the Year, Australian Rural Woman of the Year and is a Nuffield Scholar.

Roma is a mother of four and grandmother to three. Roma enjoys camping at Christmas time, bike riding and spending time in Victoria’s beautiful South West Coast.

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