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Candy Broad was appointed to the GOTAFE Board in September 2021. Candy holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is a Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors and the Institute of Superannuation Trustees and is an experienced company director.
Candy is currently an independent Trustee Director of First Super. Candy was previously Chair of Women’s Health Victoria, Board Director of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors, Chair of PrimeSafe, Board Director of Hepburn Wind and Chair of Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre.
She was a Victorian Government Minister for seven years, with a total of 15 years’ parliamentary experience. Her ministerial portfolios included Housing, Local Government, Energy and Resources and Ports. Candy was Victoria’s first female Minister for Energy and Resources and first female Minister for Ports and she is a founding member of EMILY’s List Australia.
Her experiences representing the Northern Victoria Region in the Legislative Council and in the role of Minister for Local Government have contributed to Candy’s strong commitment to regional and rural communities and the vital role of Victoria’s public TAFE’s in delivering the high-quality training communities need.