Mr Brian Mitchell MP

Member for Lyons, Tasmania

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

Suite 105, Green Point Plaza
Bridgewater, TAS, 7030

Postal address

PO Box 61
Bridgewater, TAS, 7030

Telephone:
(03) 6263 3721

Electorate Office 2

53B Main Road
Perth, TAS, 7300

Postal address

53B Main Road
Perth, TAS, 7300

Telephone:
(03) 6398 1115
Fax:
(03) 6398 1120

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4270
Fax:
(02) 6277 8422

Connect with Mr Brian Mitchell MP

Social media

Websites
Personal website

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/B_Mitchell_MP

Electorate details

Lyons, Tasmania

Electorate map
Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Lyons, Tasmania, 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources from 15.9.16.
  • Joint Standing: National Broadband Network from 10.10.16.
Party positions
  • ALP Administrative Committee.
  • Secretary, Foreu-Tasman Branch, 2012-16.
Personal
  • Born 1967, Coventry, UK.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (English) (Curtin University of Technology).
  • Manager and kitchenhand, Hungry Jacks, 1982-1989.
  • Supermarket shelf stacker and bar staff, 1984.
  • Journalist, Fremantle Herald, 1989-1991.
  • Publications Officer, ACT Council of Social Service, 1991-1992.
  • Adviser, Hon. LRS Price MP, 1992-1994.
  • Editor, Fremantle Herald, 1994-2007.
  • Chief of Staff, Hon. DJC Kerr SC MP, 2007-2008.
  • Media Consultant, 2008-2016.
Electorate
    Description: rural.
    Location: the greater part of rural Tasmania; it includes the towns of Beaconsfield, Bothwell, Bridgewater, Brighton, Campbell Town, Deloraine, Dodges Ferry, Evandale, Exeter, Gagebrook, Longford, Midway Point, New Norfolk, Perth, Port Sorell, St Helens, Sheffield, Sorell and Westbury.
    Area: 32 910 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 76 639 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: Fishing, forestry, wool, cattle (dairy and beef), fruit, wine, hydro-power generation, mining and tourism.
    State electorates: Lyons is co-extensive with the Tasmanian House of Assembly electorate of the same name.