Bronwyn Pike: Political Career By nahyna Feb 15, 1999 Bronwyn Pike Enters Politics Bronwyn Pike Elected as member for Melbourne District Electorate. Appointed as the Minister for Housing and Aged Care in the Bracks Labor Government. Jan 10, 2002 Appointed Minister For Communtiy Services Ms Pike is appointed as Minister for Community Services and Minister for assisting Premier Bracks on Community Building. Oct 12, 2002 Promoted to Health Minister Ms Pike maintains her Melbourne District seat as Labor is re-elected. Promoted to Minister for Health. Nov 25, 2006 Holds Melbourne District Seat for Third Consecutive Term Ms Pike keeps her seat in Melbourne District electorate. The Bracks Victorian Labor Government returns for a third term in 2006 election. May 12, 2007 Becomes Longest Serving Female Minister in Victorian History Ms Pike rivals Lynn Kosky as the longest serving female minister in Victoria's history. Aug 2, 2007 Becomes Education Minister Ms Pike apointed Education Minister in Brumby governemnt re-shuffle. John Brumby Succeeds a retired Steve Bracks as Premier of Victoria. Nov 27, 2010 Victorian State Election The 2010 State Election will take place in Victoria.