Philip Rivers Davis (born 7 December 1952) is a retired Australian politician. He was a Liberal member of the Victorian Legislative Council since October 1992, representing Gippsland Province until 2006 and the Eastern Victoria Region since. He was Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council from December 2002 to February 2008, and was a shadow minister from 1999 to February 2008. He was first elected to the Victorian Parliament in 1992, in the seat that was then called Gippsland Province. He was re-elected in 1999. When the electoral boundaries changed and the seat became Eastern Victoria, he contested the seat and won in 2006 and was re-elected in 2010. Davis has always had a strong interest in agriculture, graduating from Marcus Oldham Farm Management College in his early years before working as a jackaroo, property manager and running his own farming operations at Giffard, between Seaspray and Woodside. Wikipedia
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