The Hon Tony Smith MP

Anthony Smith

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Member for Casey, Victoria

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4284
Fax:
(02) 6277 8439

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 1
1 East Ridge Drive
Chirnside Park, VIC, 3116

Postal address
PO Box 40
Chirnside Park, VIC, 3116

Telephone:
(03) 9727 0799
Fax:
(03) 9727 0833

Connect with Tony Smith

Email
Tony.Smith.MP@aph.gov.au
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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/T_Smith_MP

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Casey, Victoria, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister from 30.1.07 to 3.12.07.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Ageing from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Science and Innovation from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Education and Training from 11.3.08 to 10.11.08; Economics from 25.9.08 to 3.2.10 and from 13.9.11 to 7.2.12; Communications from 3.2.10 to 19.7.10.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 7.2.06 (Chair from 7.2.06) to 6.2.07 and from 4.12.13 to 18.3.14; Corporations and Financial Services from 25.10.10.
  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 1.12.04 (Chair from 6.12.04) to 7.2.06 and from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Select: Australia's Clean Energy Future Legislation from 15.9.11 to 7.10.11.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 6.12.07 to 14.9.10. Shadow Minister for Education, Apprenticeships and Training from 6.12.07 to 22.9.08; Shadow Assistant Treasurer from 22.9.08 to 8.12.09; Shadow Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy from 8.12.09 to 14.9.10.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Tax Reform from 14.9.10.
  • Deputy Chairman, Coalition Policy Development Committee from 14.9.10.

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Party positions

  • President, Melbourne University Liberal Club 1988.
  • President, Victorian Liberal Students Association 1989.
  • President, Liberal Party Box Hill North Branch 1990-95.
  • Delegate, Liberal Party State Council 1990-2001.

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Personal

  • Born 13.3.1967, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA(Hons), BComm (Melb).
  • Research Assistant, Institute of Public Affairs 1989-90.
  • Media Adviser to the Hon. P Costello, MP 1990-98.
  • Senior Political Adviser to the Treasurer, the Hon P Costello, MP 1998-2001.

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Electorate

  • Description: rural.
    Location: eastern Melbourne; it includes the centres of Chirnside Park, Coldstream, Croydon, Dixons Creek, Don Valley, Gladysdale, Gruyere, Healesville, Hoddles Creek, Kallista, Kalorama, Kilsyth, Kilsyth South, Lilydale, Millgrove, Monbulk, Mooroolbark, Mount Evelyn, Powelltown, Reefton, Seville, Seville East, Silvan, Wandin, Wandin East, Warburton, Wesburn, Woori Yallock, Yarra Glen, Yarra Junction and Yellingbo, and parts of Bayswater North, Croydon, Croydon South and Montrose.
    Area: 2337 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 97 490 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: market gardens, orchards, nurseries, flower farms, vineyards, forestry and timber, tourism, light manufacturing and engineering.
    State electorates: Casey includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Evelyn, Gembrook, Kilsyth, Monbulk and Warrandyte.

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