Honourable Mike Gaffney MLC

Legislative Council

Member for Mersey


About Mike

Michael's professional career primarily involves young people and he has been with the Education Department since 1979. Originally a Health and Physical Education teacher and then as an AST3 (Senior Teacher),

Mike became heavily involved with behaviour management in schools both with the Barrington District Support Team and as a Senior Education Officer with the State-wide Behaviour Management Team.

Mike has been involved in Local Government since nominating for Latrobe Council in 1994. After serving as a Councillor for 4 years and Deputy Mayor for 4 years, Mike was elected as Mayor in 2003.



All welcome.

Mike Gaffney MLC looks forward to sharing information regarding the End-of-Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Act 2021. 80 minute presentation on the Tasmanian Bill’s journey to becoming law, and ‘where to from now’. Open Q & A at the conclusion.

More information available at 64223000 (Bonnie), or by emailing us at eolc@parliament.tas.gov.au.