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Name  Glenyys Romanes
Party  Australian Labor Party
Role  Politician

Glenyys Dorothy Romanes (born 19 December 1945) is a former Australian politician.

Born in Melbourne, she attended public schools in Coburg before attending the University of Melbourne, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in 1967 and a Diploma of Education in 1968. She became a secondary school teacher in Shepparton until 1979, and was Joint Victorian State Director 1980–86 and Overseas Program Co-ordinator 1986–94. In 1991 she was elected to Brunswick City Council, serving as mayor from 1993 until her departure from the council in 1994. She served on Moreland City Council 1996–99.

In 1999, she was elected to the Victorian Legislative Council as the Labor member for Melbourne Province. Following the reforms to the Legislative Council in 2006, she was selected for the third position on the Labor ticket for the Eastern Victoria Region, behind fellow MLCs Matt Viney and Johan Scheffer. She was defeated when the National Party won a seat.

After her departure from parliament she worked for the Victorian Department of Transport as Assistant Director Market Development in the Public Transport Division.

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